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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 391

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF SMOLENSK

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK M.F.T., MOSCOW, CIRCA 1880

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    Estimate

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF SMOLENSK
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK M.F.T., MOSCOW, CIRCA 1880
    Christ seated on his Mother's forearm, his right hand raised in benediction, the Mother pointing to her son, two patron saints depicted on the border, executed traditionally, the silver-gilt oklad with cut-out radiating haloes, the maphorion of the Mother of God decorated with flowers, the border with relief stylised foliage
    12 5/8 x 10½ in. (32 x 26.7 cm)


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