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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 72

    A SILVER-GILT BENEDICTION CROSS

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK PN IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1908-1917

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER-GILT BENEDICTION CROSS
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK PN IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1908-1917
    The finials of alternate angle-and-lobe form, applied with six engraved plates; showing the Crucifixion, with God the Father above, the mourning figures of the Mother of God and Christ appearing at the sides, Adam's skull below and on the handle the figure of St. John; the back of the cross tooled with stylised patterns
    11 7/8 x 7¼ in. (30.2 x 18.4 cm)


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