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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 64

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF VLADIMIR

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF IVAN TARABROV, MOSCOW, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

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    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF VLADIMIR
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF IVAN TARABROV, MOSCOW, 1896-1908
    Christ supported by his Mother's right forearm, tenderly stretching his arms around her neck, painted realistically in soft tones, Christ's eyes a vivid blue-green, the silver oklad with gilding on the garments, the cloisonné enamel halo with vari-coloured floral sprays and blue beadwork, the name plates in champlevé enamel
    10½ x 8 11/16 in. (26.7 x 22.1 cm)


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