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    Sale 5911

    Christie's Interiors

    4 August 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 151

    AN ICONOSTASIS CRUCIFIX

    RUSSIAN (PALEKH-SCHOOL), 19TH CENTURY

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    AN ICONOSTASIS CRUCIFIX
    RUSSIAN (PALEKH-SCHOOL), 19TH CENTURY
    Christ on the cross, above the Old of the Days emerging from swirling clouds and holding a globe, the Holy Spirit in a gold circular glory flanked by the darkened sun and moon and two angles with veiled hands, the city walls of Jerusalem visible behind Christ's feet with the summit of Golgotha and the skull of Adam below
    23 5/8 x 12 1/8 in. (60 x 30.8 cm)


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