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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 131

    THE GUARDIAN ANGEL WITH STS. ANTONY AND KSENIA

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE GUARDIAN ANGEL WITH STS. ANTONY AND KSENIA
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The archangel represented frontal, standing on clouds, raising a cross and bearing a sword, to his right St. Antony also carrying the martyr's cross, opposite St. Ksenia wearing the Great Schema, Christ appearing above, blessing and holding the Gospels, painted delicately against gold background
    8¾ x 6 7/8 in. (22.3 x 17.5 cm)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY