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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 159

    THREE TRAVELLING ICONS

    RUSSIAN, VARIOUS MAKERS, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    THREE TRAVELLING ICONS
    RUSSIAN, VARIOUS MAKERS, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1880
    The medium one depicting the Mother of God of Tikhvin, the other two portraying St. Nicholas, all rendered realistically, in silver or silver-gilt oval settings
    Each respectively: 5 in. (12.7 cm), 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) and 2½ in. (6.4 cm) high (3)


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