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    Sale 7596

    Icons and Artefacts From The Orthodox World

    9 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 196

    TIKHVINSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD

    RUSSIAN, MARK OF VASILY MAKAROV, ST.PETERSBURG, 1855

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TIKHVINSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD
    RUSSIAN, MARK OF VASILY MAKAROV, ST.PETERSBURG, 1855
    Shown half-length, painted realistically, the silver-gilt oklad decorated with rich, embossed floral patterns, the cut-out halos with pierced rims
    11½ x 8¾ in. (29.2 x 22.2 cm)


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    Provenance

    Purchased by the present owner from the Ikonen Galerie Wedmenew, Berlin, in 1985.


    Pre-Lot Text

    From a Private German Collection