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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 399

    A QUADRIPARTITE ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD

    RUSSIAN, 1908/17

    Price Realised  

    A QUADRIPARTITE ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD
    RUSSIAN, 1908/17
    The composition divided into four compartments, each representing a portrait of the Mother of God, on the upper row the Troeheritsa and the "Soother of Sorrows", below the Mother of God of the "Seven Sorrows" and the Feodorovskaya, the patron saints Aleksei and Makarii on the left border and opposite, Sts. Paul and Alina, painted in the traditional manner with vivid colours, the parcel-gilt oklad and cut-out haloes with repoussé scrolls
    12½ x 11 in. (31.7 x 28 cm)


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