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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 210

    A PAPIER-MACHÉ EASTER EGG

    RUSSIAN, LUKUTIN FACTORY, 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAPIER-MACHÉ EASTER EGG
    RUSSIAN, LUKUTIN FACTORY, 19TH CENTURY
    One side displaying Christ's vision of the Holy Grail while praying in the Garden of Gethsemane, the other showing the Churches of the Kremlin, on a red ground, the inside painted gold, with the Coat of Arms of Lukutin factory
    Height: 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm)


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