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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 188

    THE KAZANSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD WITH A METAL RIZA

    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    THE KAZANSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD WITH A METAL RIZA
    RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1700
    Christ frontal and upright, the Mother of God depicted bust-length inclining toward the Child, their faces rendered traditionally in soft earthy tones, the garments in deep ochre with finely detailed embroidered hems, the gold riza surrounding the figures with an applied paste cluster in Mary's halo, in a later wood frame
    13¾ x 11¾ in. (35 x 30 cm) including frame


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