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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 431

    CHRIST PANTOKRATOR WITH A SILVER-GILT OKLAD

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK IN IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1891

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    CHRIST PANTOKRATOR WITH A SILVER-GILT OKLAD
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK IN IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1891
    Depicted traditionally blessing and holding the open Gospels, His vestments in earth tones accentuated with fine chrysography; the halo decorated with flower-buds and encircled with a pierced rim, the oklad with a chased border of scrolling foliate pattern on stippled ground
    12½ x 10½ in. (31.8 x 26.7 cm.)


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