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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    THE PROPHET ELIJAH IN THE DESSERT AND HIS FIERY ASCENT TO HEAVEN

    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE PROPHET ELIJAH IN THE DESSERT AND HIS FIERY ASCENT TO HEAVEN
    RUSSIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    The narrative of Prophet Elijah's jounrey in the wilderness, his crossing of the river Jordan, his ascent in Heaven on a fiery chariot lead by four horses, Christ appearing on the upper left corner, the golden celestial background decorated with punched scrolls
    12¼ x 10¼ in. (31.1 x 26 cm)


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