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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 193

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE BURNING BUSH

    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE BURNING BUSH
    RUSSIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    The Mother of God with Christ, holding a ladder, against an eight-pointed star, the blue rhombus decorated with stars and including a seraphim and angels, the red one with the Apocalyptic symbols of the Evangelists and golden rays, the four corners representing the visions of Moses, Isaiah, Jacob and Ezekiel, Lord Sabaoth appearing above, blessing and carrying the globe
    21 1/8 x 17 1/8 in. (53.75 x 43.5 cm)


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