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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 3

    CHRIST PANTOKRATOR

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK S ZH IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1880-1896

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    CHRIST PANTOKRATOR
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK S Zh IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1880-1896
    Blessing and bearing the Gospels, painted naturalistically in warm tones, the cloisonné enamelled halo of the silver-gilt oklad composed of an unusual diamond-and-red dot pattern on white ground and stylised foliage, additional ornaments in enamel applied on the borders, the background tooled in a recurring leafy pattern
    12 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. (31.4 x 27 cm)


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