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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 1

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TIKHVIN

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK N.G. IN CYRILLIC, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF TIKHVIN
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK N.G. IN CYRILLIC, 1896-1908
    Painted naturalistically with soft flesh tones, the bodies covered by silver filigree work, the silver-gilt oklad with applied cut-out name plaques in blue enamel, the haloes executed in polychrome closionné enamel, with pierced rim
    8¾ x 6 15/16 in. (22.3 x 17.7 cm)


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