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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 2

    THE KAZANSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK I.E. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    THE KAZANSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK I.E. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890
    The faces portrayed naturalistically with warm earth colours, the silver oklad with traces of gilding, the garments of the Mother of God engraved with roundels and foliate patterns, the raised border with geometric motifs, the cut-out haloes with pierced rims
    10½ x 8¾ in. (26.75 x 22.25 cm)


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