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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 185

    ST. GEORGE KILLING THE DRAGON WITH A PARCEL-GILT OKLAD AND AN ENAMELLED HALO

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK E.CH. IN CYRILLIC, 1908-17

    Price Realised  

    ST. GEORGE KILLING THE DRAGON WITH A PARCEL-GILT OKLAD AND AN ENAMELLED HALO
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK E.Ch. IN CYRILLIC, 1908-17
    The equestrian saint in armour and a cape, his breastplate decorated with a cross, plunging his spear into the mouth of the coiled dragon, in the background the princess Elisaba standing in front of the walls of Silene, the parcel-gilt oklad finely executed, with a raised border, the halo of the saint in cloisonné enamel, the name plate in blue champlevé enamel, set in its original wooden presentation case
    8¾ x 7 in. (22.3 x 17.9 cm)


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