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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 423

    STS. FLORUS AND LAURUS

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    STS. FLORUS AND LAURUS
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1800
    Each holding a martyr's cross and turning towards the centre in adoration of the Mandylion; their garments painted with complimentary red and green, the folds and haloes rendered in gold, against a pastel green and light brown background with silver vegetation and clouds
    12 1/8 x 10½ in. (30.7 x 26.5 cm.)


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    PROPERTY OF A NEW ENGLAND COLLECTOR