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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 139

    ST. NICHOLAS

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF IVAN ZAKAROV, MOSCOW, 1872

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    ST. NICHOLAS
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF IVAN ZAKAROV, MOSCOW, 1872
    Rendered traditionally with saturated colours, the oklad applied with a pierced, gilt halo set with green, yellow and transparent paste gems, the crosses of his omophorion also embellished with glass stones, the foliate scroll border on a stippled ground with strigillated edge
    12¼ x 10½ in. (31.1 x 26.7 cm)


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