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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 17

    ST. NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF NICHOLAI ALEXEYEV, MOSCOW, 1885-1896

    Price Realised  

    ST. NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF NICHOLAI ALEXEYEV, MOSCOW, 1885-1896
    St. Nicholas flanked by Christ and the Mother of God, two guardian angels and St. Auksentii with St. Mary of Egypt on the borders, the icon covered in a silver-gilt oklad, the inscription on the Book and the name plaques in blue champlevé enamel, St. Nicholas's halo and the corner plates in cloisonné, the miniature figures of Christ and his Mother also bearing diminutive enamelled haloes
    12 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. (31.4 x 27 cm)


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