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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 161

    A PRIVATE ICON SHOWING THE GUARDIAN ANGEL AND ST. MARINA

    RUSSIAN, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1840

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    A PRIVATE ICON SHOWING THE GUARDIAN ANGEL AND ST. MARINA
    RUSSIAN, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1840
    Painted on metal, the figures of classical proportions shown frontal full-length, the Guardian Angel raising a cross, St. Marina holds a cross in her left hand, gold paint delicately highlighting their vestments, the figures standing against a muted brown background with a subtle light emanating from above
    4 3/8 x 2 7/8 in. (11.2 x 7.5 cm)


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