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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 204

    St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker

    INDISTINCT MAKER'S MARK AND TOWN MARK, ASSAYMASTER'S CYRILLIC INITIALS 'FK', 1896-1908

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    St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker
    Indistinct maker's mark and town mark, assaymaster's Cyrillic initials 'FK', 1896-1908
    The saint portrayed frontal, half-length, his right hand raised in benediction, displaying the Gospels in his left hand, flanked by Christ and his Mother on clouds, rendered realistically, with a silver-gilt oklad and a cloisonné enamel crown and halo
    14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high, 12½ in. (31.8 cm.) wide


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the description for this lot has been reversed with lot 203 in the print copy of the catalogue.