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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 203

    St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker


    Price Realised  


    St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker
    Cyrillic maker's mark 'AS', Moscow, circa 1890
    The saint shown half-length, blessing and carrying the Book of Gospels, painted naturalistically with pale colors, the parcel-gilt oklad with elaborate repoussé decoration, the border emulating an arch supported by columns with cruciform capitals, the background with dense foliate patterns, the cut-out halo with pierced rim
    10½ in. (26.6 cm.) high, 8¾ in. (22.4 cm.) wide

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    Please note that the description for this lot has been reversed with lot 204 in the print copy of the catalogue.