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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 98

    CHRIST PANTOKRATOR

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK I.T. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1908-17

    Price Realised  

    CHRIST PANTOKRATOR
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK I.T. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1908-17
    Blessing and holding the Gospels, the oklad parcel gilt, the edges of Christ's chiton lavishly adorned with stylised motifs in relief, the patterns on his himation emulating floral brocade, the raised border incised with opulent foliage, the inscriptions in champlevé enamel, the cut-out halo and spandrels in shaded, cloisonné enamel
    10 5/8 x 8¾ in. (27 x 22.2 cm)


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