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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 2

    KAZANSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK SG IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1908-17

    Price Realised  

    KAZANSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK SG IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1908-17
    The two figures looking at the viewer directly, the facial features rendered realistically in soft, earthy colours, the bodies covered with elaborate filigree work, the silver-gilt oklad with cut-out haloes of cloisonné enamel, the name plates in champlevé
    12¼ x 10½ in. (31.1 x 26.7 cm)


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