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    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 74

    St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker with a Parcel-Gilt Silver and Cloisonné Enamel Oklad

    MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1890

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    St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker with a Parcel-Gilt Silver and Cloisonné Enamel Oklad
    Marked P. Ovchinnikov with the Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1890
    The saint portrayed realistically, raising his right hand raised in a benediciton and holding the Gospels with his left hand, the saint's parcel-gilt vestments repoussé and chased with foliate and geometric motifs, the cut-out halo, the Gospels, and the applied corners enameled with varicolor foliate scrolls, flowerheads and crosses within blue pellet borders, the raised borders repoussé and chased with foliate arabesques, marked on oklad
    12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high, 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) wide


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