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    Sale 5348

    Christie's Interiors

    11 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 24

    THE MAIN ECCLESIASTICAL FEASTS SURROUNDED BY THE MENOLOGION FOR THE WHOLE YEAR

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE MAIN ECCLESIASTICAL FEASTS SURROUNDED BY THE MENOLOGION FOR THE WHOLE YEAR
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    The central section depicting the Resurrection of Christ, surrounded by the most important events of the Ecclesiastical calendar, the blue border with red spandrels decorated with gold foliage emulating contemporary metal frames, the rest of the panel showing the saints commemorated throughout the year, each month presented on three registers with the identifying inscription on the border
    28 x 22½ in. (71.2 x 57.1 cm)


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