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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 3

    CHRIST PANTOKRATOR

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF PAVEL AKIMOV OVCHINNIKOV, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    CHRIST PANTOKRATOR
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF PAVEL AKIMOV OVCHINNIKOV, 1896-1908
    Shown frontal, half-length, blessing and holding the Gospels, his face rendered realistically with bright colours, contrasting with his dark hair, the parcel-gilt oklad having a raised border decorated with repoussé foliate arrangements, the cruciform halo and inscriptions of the Book in blue champlevé enamel, set in a wooden and glazed kyot
    8 x 6¾ in. (21.6 x 17.2 cm)


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