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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 440

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN WITH A SILVER-GILT OKLAD

    RUSSIAN, ASSAY MASTER EVGRAF BOROVSCHTSHIKOV, MAKER'S MARK PT IN CYRILLIC, ST. PERTERSBURG, 1773

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN WITH A SILVER-GILT OKLAD
    RUSSIAN, ASSAY MASTER EVGRAF BOROVSCHTSHIKOV, MAKER'S MARK PT IN CYRILLIC, ST. PERTERSBURG, 1773
    The image executed traditionally in subdued earth tones, the Mother of God and Christ with ornamented garments of clear glass and imitation pearls of varying size, two large purple cut-glass cabochons adorn the maphorion, the crowned halo with an alternating ray and foliate pattern on a stippled ground
    13 x 10¼ in. (33 x 25.7 cm.)


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