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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 189

    ST. NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER

    RUSSIAN, THE SILVER-GILT OKLAD WITH THE MARK OF KARL FABERGÉ, (K.FABERGÉ STRUCK INCUSE IN CYRILLIC), WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, 1908-17

    Price Realised  

    ST. NICHOLAS THE MIRACLE-WORKER
    RUSSIAN, THE SILVER-GILT OKLAD WITH THE MARK OF KARL FABERGÉ, (K.FABERGÉ STRUCK INCUSE IN CYRILLIC), WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, 1908-17
    The saint portrayed half-length, frontal, blessing and holding the Book of Gospels, the latter with a luxurious binding emulating gold and stone-encrustation, his face depicted realistically with soft shades, his phelonion opulently decorated with crosses, on light green ground, the silver-gilt oklad framed by applied foliage
    10 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. (27 x 22.5 cm)


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