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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 392

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF FEODOR

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK I.F. (CYRILLIC), 1896/1908

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF FEODOR
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK I.F. (Cyrillic), 1896/1908
    In the popular pose of the Feodorovskaya, the Christ Child tenderly embracing his Mother, the latter turning her gaze away from the viewer, painted realistically with soft but dark shades, the silver oklad with elaborate repoussé stylised patterns and cut-out haloes, bearing traces of gilding, with a gilt frame, set in a wooden kyot
    12¼ x 10 5/8 in. (31.2 x 27 cm)


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