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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 107

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF SMOLENSK

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF PAVEL SASSIKOV, MOSCOW, 1871

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF SMOLENSK
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF PAVEL SASSIKOV, MOSCOW, 1871
    Rendered realistically, the silver-gilt oklad decorated with stylised patterns and a cut-out halo, the Holy Spirit appearing on the ogee-shaped section of the gilded frame, set in a wooden and glazed kyot
    16¾ x 9½ in. (42.6 x 24.2 cm)


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