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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 1

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF SERGEI ZHAROV, MOSCOW, 1899-1908

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF SERGEI ZHAROV, MOSCOW, 1899-1908
    Tilting her head slightly towards Christ, rendered realistically in soft tones, the figures covered by elaborate filigree garments in a variety of patterns, applied with two bejewelled stars, the cut-out cloisonné enamelled haloes with lace-edge design in blue, white, red, green and violet, on stippled ground; the inscription plaques in champlevé
    12¼ x 10½ in. (31 x 26.75 cm)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot carries a revised estimate of GBP 7,000 - 9,000.