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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 636

    THE MANDYLION

    MAKER'S MARK SG IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THE MANDYLION
    MAKER'S MARK SG IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1896-1908
    The face of Christ rendered traditionally in earth tones, framed by shoulder-length locks and a short beard; the parcel-gilt oklad with a chased tripartite halo, set in a dark, wooden kyot with stylised foliage
    The Icon: 5 7/8 x 4½ in. (13.5 x 11.5 cm.)


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