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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 20

    CHRIST PANTOKRATOR

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK S.U. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1899-1908

    Price Realised  

    CHRIST PANTOKRATOR
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK S.U. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1899-1908
    Depicted naturalistically in warm tones, the icon with a silver-gilt oklad, Christ's chiton in silver, his himation gilt, the halo made of cloisonné enamel with delicate wirework design, including a blue beaded band, the raised frame etched with a triangular design
    5¼ x 4 3/8 in. (13.4 x 11.1 cm)


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