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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 201

    ST. NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER OF THE SVYATOGORSKY MONASTERY

    UKRAINIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    ST. NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER OF THE SVYATOGORSKY MONASTERY
    UKRAINIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Displaying the Gospels and raising his hand in benediction, flanked by Christ and his Mother, both appearing on clouds, in the foreground the image of Svyatogorsky Monastery, the composition rendered realistically with bright colours and gold, the rim of the haloes emulating pearl decoration, the border resembling interlaced enamelled patterns; the inscription on the bottom reading: An image of St. Nikolay the Miracle-Worker of the Svyatogorsky Monastery
    10¾ x 8 7/8 in. (27.3 x 22.5 cm)


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