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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 13

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF FEODOR, PATRONESS OF THE ROMANOV DYNASTY WITH A SILVER-GILT OKLAD

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF DMITRY SHYELAPUTIN, MOSCOW, 1870

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF FEODOR, PATRONESS OF THE ROMANOV DYNASTY WITH A SILVER-GILT OKLAD
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF DMITRY SHYELAPUTIN, MOSCOW, 1870
    Of equally big dimensions, representing the patroness of the Romanov Dynasty, a variation of the Vladimirskaya with Christ shown as a boy, rather than a baby, his left leg uncovered, his chiton with dense chrysography, the garments of the Mother of God with pearl-emulating arrangements, the silver-gilt oklad tooled with detailed foliate scrolls
    25¼ x 19 in. (64 x 48.2 cm)


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