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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 21

    ST. GEORGE

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    ST. GEORGE
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1900
    Dressed in armour and riding a rearing horse, St. George plunging his spear into the mouth of the prostrated serpent, at the far right the rescued Princess praying, the background of the silver-and-gold plated oklad with dense rays emanating from the saint, the border engraved with stylised compositions
    Including kyot: 12¼ x 10¾ in. (31.1 x 27.3 cm)


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