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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 635

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TENDERNESS WITH THE PATRON STS. NICHOLAS AND THEODORE ON THE BORDER

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TENDERNESS WITH THE PATRON STS. NICHOLAS AND THEODORE ON THE BORDER
    18TH CENTURY
    Supporting her Son, holding a closed scroll and bringing Christ close to her face, Sts. Nicholas and Theodore on the raised border turning towards the central image, traditionally painted with dense chrysography to Christ's garments; the gilt metal oklad chased and embossed with a scrolling pattern of stylised foliage, the cut-out halo with a pierced lace rim
    10½ x 9½ in. (26.7 x 24 cm.)


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