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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 192

    ARCHANGEL MICHAEL

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    ARCHANGEL MICHAEL
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Standing on swirling clouds, dressed in armour, with large extended wings and a radiating halo, a medallion fastened on his chest depicting Christ, raising his sword, executed delicately with ample gold against a punched background, the foliate border emulating contemporary enamelled decoration
    12¼ x 10½ in. (31.1 x 26.7 cm)


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