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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 138

    A PRIVATE ICON WITH SELECTED SUBJECTS AND PATRON SAINTS

    RUSSIAN, THE ICON DATED 1783, THE SILVER OKLAD WITH MAKER'S MARK F.YE IN CYRILLIC, ST. PETERSBURG, 1858

    Price Realised  

    A PRIVATE ICON WITH SELECTED SUBJECTS AND PATRON SAINTS
    RUSSIAN, THE ICON DATED 1783, THE SILVER OKLAD WITH MAKER'S MARK F.Ye IN CYRILLIC, ST. PETERSBURG, 1858
    The three main images set in a landscape with two trees, one bearing the Exaltation of the Cross, the other with the Mother of God, Christ and St. Nicholas, below in the centre the Nativity; saints John the Baptist and Agrippina flanking the scene, painted primarily in complimentary red and green with gilt striations on the garments, the oklad chased with the naturalistic setting, the border of elaborate scrolling design, applied with pierced, silver-gilt haloes
    16½ x 12¾ in. (41.7 x 32.5 cm)


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