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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 16

    A SET OF WEDDING ICONS SHOWING CHRIST PANTOCRATOR AND THE VLADIMIRSKAYA

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK SG IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1908-17

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF WEDDING ICONS SHOWING CHRIST PANTOCRATOR AND THE VLADIMIRSKAYA
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK SG IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1908-17
    Painted realistically, with matching silver-gilt oklads, the background tooled, the borders with foliate scrolls, the haloes with pierced rims; both icons set in the same kyot, the frame with carved, leafy decoration on green ground
    13 x 18 5/8 in. (33.1 x 47.2 cm) (2)


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