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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 194

    STS. PETER AND PAUL

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK E.R. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1895

    Price Realised  

    STS. PETER AND PAUL
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK E.R. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1895
    The two saints depicted full length, turning slightly towards each other, St. Peter holding the keys of Paradise, St. Paul carrying a sword and the Book of Gospels, Christ emerging from the clouds above, raising both his hands in blessing, painted realistically, the silver oklad with traces of gilding, the border with hammered stylised motifs, the corners applied with enamelled roundels, each displaying a red cross within a dotted circumference
    12¼ x 10 5/8 in. (31.1 x 27 cm)


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