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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 91

    Two Silver-Gilt and Cloisinné Enamel Icons Depicting the Mother of God of Kazan and Christ Pantocrator

    CYRILLIC MARK 'DZ' FOR AN UNRECORDED MAKER, RUSSIA, 1896-1908

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    Two Silver-Gilt and Cloisinné Enamel Icons Depicting the Mother of God of Kazan and Christ Pantocrator
    Cyrillic mark 'DZ' for an unrecorded maker, Russia, 1896-1908
    Each rectangular, the saints portrayed realistically, wearing silver filigree vestments, the cut-out halo and corners enamelled with stylized floral and foliate motifs, the borders embossed with foliate scrolls within stylized floral enamel rimsers, blue champlevé enamel inscriptions and bible, red velvet backing, marked on the lower rim and halo
    12 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. (31.5 x 27 cm.) (2)


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