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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 202

    THE MANDYLION

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE MANDYLION
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    The face of Christ rendered traditionally in earthen tones and framed by his flowing locks, the prominent tripartite halo imprinted on the cloth supported by two angels from the gathered corners, with a later painted gold border
    17½ x 14 in. (44.5 x 35.25 cm)


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