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    Sale 5348

    Christie's Interiors

    11 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 16

    ST. NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK S.W. (CYRILLIC), MOSCOW, 1883

    Price Realised  

    ST. NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK S.W. (Cyrillic), MOSCOW, 1883
    The saint shown frontal, half-length, raising his hand in benediction and holding the Book of Gospels, his phellonion and omophorion decorated with crosses, flanked by the miniature figures of Christ and his the Mother, each floating on clouds, Christ offering to the saint the Gospels and the Mother of God the Episcopal stole, the border of the silver oklad shaped as an arch, with bunches of flowers on the spandrels, the cut-out halo with traces of giliding, set in gilt frame and a wooden kyot
    In frame: 11 5/8 x 10 in. (29.5 x 26 cm)


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