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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 106

    ST. NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER OF MYRA

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF ANTON MIKHAILOVICH CHEVARZIN, MOSCOW, 1890

    Price Realised  

    ST. NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER OF MYRA
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF ANTON MIKHAILOVICH CHEVARZIN, MOSCOW, 1890
    Signing in benediction, carrying the Gospels with his veiled, left hand, Christ and the Mother of God on clouds, flanking St. Nicholas and presenting him with the Gospels and the Bishop's stole respectively, the silver oklad bearing traces of gilding, the cut-out halo supplemented by an Episcopal mitre in relief, the border decorated with repetitive, stylised patterns
    12 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. (31.4 x 27 cm)


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