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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE SIGN

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF SAKERDON SKRIPITSIN, VOLOGDA, 1838

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    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE SIGN
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF SAKERDON SKRIPITSIN, VOLOGDA, 1838
    The Mother of God Orans with Christ in a mandorla appearing on her chest, both bearing radiating haloes, painted naturalistically in ochre tones, their vestments made of sea pearls and various paste stones, the oklad chased with a foliate border and two patron saints to either side of the central figures
    11 x 9¾ in. (28 x 24 cm)


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