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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 12

    A PRIVATE MINIATURE TRIPTYCH WITH UNUSUAL ICONOGRAPHY

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK VD IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1899-1908

    Price Realised  

    A PRIVATE MINIATURE TRIPTYCH WITH UNUSUAL ICONOGRAPHY
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK VD IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1899-1908
    In the centre Christ raising his hand in a majestic manner to gesture in benediction, the open Book displaying the verse 'I am the Light of the World' (John 9:5), each wing representing a cherub; executed in oil on metal plates, the silver case with traces of gilding, the frame of the main scene encrusted with pink cabochons, the spandrels of the closed wings with stylised foliage and inscribed: Save and Protect
    Extended: 3¾ x 2 1/8 in. (9.5 x 5.4 cm)


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