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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 6

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF ANDREI POSTNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1887

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF ANDREI POSTNIKOV WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1887
    Depicted bust-length, Christ frontal and upright, the Mother of God inclining towards the Child, their faces rendered traditionally employing dark brown tones, the garments sewn with seed pearls of varying size, the silver oklad richly decorated with scrolling foliage, the Mother of God bearing a crown along with her halo
    12 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (31.3 x 26.4 cm)


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