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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 19

    A MONUMENTAL ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1850

    Price Realised  

    A MONUMENTAL ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1850
    Christ standing and signing in benediction, the Mother of God tenderly tilting her head to his direction, both looking straight ahead, rendered realistically, their fair complexion complimented by blue and deep green eyes respectively, the raised border of the silver-and-gold plated oklad with rich floral repoussé decoration, their cut-out haloes with pierced rims, the frame gilt, set in a wooden and glazed kyot
    33 7/8 x 27 in. (86 x 68.5 cm) Including kyot


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