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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 110

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF VLADIMIR

    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK SG IN CYRILLIC, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THE MOTHER OF GOD OF VLADIMIR
    RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK SG IN CYRILLIC, 1896-1908
    Depicted half length, in three quarter view, supporting the Child with her right arm, Christ embracing her and tenderly touching his face on her cheek, painted naturalistically with soft tones, the parcel-gilt oklad with a later enamelled halo
    8¾ x 7 1/8 in. (22.2 x 18.1 cm)


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