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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 7

    THE KAZANSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF NIKIFOR MOSCHTSCHALKIN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1785

    Price Realised  

    THE KAZANSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF NIKIFOR MOSCHTSCHALKIN, ST. PETERSBURG, 1785
    Rendered with deep colours, the silver-gilt oklad with repoussé flowers on the border, the prominent cut-out haloes with elaborate rims, the Mother of God bearing a crown
    11½ x 10 1/8 in. (29.2 x 25.7 cm)


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