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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 12

    A LARGE ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TIKHVIN WITH A SILVER-GILT OKLAD

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF DMITRY ORLOV, MOSCOW, 1848

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TIKHVIN WITH A SILVER-GILT OKLAD
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF DMITRY ORLOV, MOSCOW, 1848
    Portraying the figures in the traditional style; the silver-gilt oklad of plain background, the maphorion of the Mother of God tooled with flowers and applied with stars made of transparent and green stones, bearing prominent, radiating haloes
    26 x 20 in. (66 x 50.8 cm)


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