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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 158

    TWO MINIATURE TRAVELLING ICONS

    RUSSIAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO MINIATURE TRAVELLING ICONS
    RUSSIAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The first one depicting the Kazanskaya with a silver-gilt, rayed oklad and champlevé enamel haloes; the other icon portraying Christ Pantokrator, painted on mother-of-pearl, set in a silver frame with stylised, cloisonné enamel scrolls and crosses
    Kazanstaya: 3½ x 2 7/8 in. (9 x 7.2 cm)
    Christ Pantokrator: 2¾ x 2¼ in. (7 x 5.9 cm) (2)


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