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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 5

    A TRAVELLING ICON SHOWING THE APPEARANCE OF THE MOTHER OF GOD TO ST. SERGEI OF RADONEZHKY

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK B.K., 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    A TRAVELLING ICON SHOWING THE APPEARANCE OF THE MOTHER OF GOD TO ST. SERGEI OF RADONEZHKY
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK B.K., 1896-1908
    Painted on mother-of-pearl, the Mother of God in the centre of the composition, accompanied by St. Peter and John the Theologian, St. Sergei kneeling to the right, behind the Monk Mikhei covering his eyes with his hands, set in a silver-gilt frame, the applied spandrels made of cloisonné enamel, minute figures of cherubs appearing in the four corners
    4¾ x 3½ in. (12.1 x 8.9 cm)


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