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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 15

    A silver-gilt travelling triptych


    Price Realised  

    A silver-gilt travelling triptych
    Cyrillic mark of Ivan Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1885
    Rectangular, depicting the Deisis in three hinged panels, with traditionally painted heads and hands, and engraved, each with engine-turned oklad, the case panels engraved with the cross, a Russian inscription, each with strapwork borders, fully marked
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) high, excluding fittings
    The inscription translates as: 'Save and Protect'.

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