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THE MOTHER OF GOD 'DO NOT WEEP FOR ME', WITH ENGRAVED IMAGES OF THE FAMILY PATRONS STS. ANNA AND VASILII ON THE BORDER

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From a Private German Collection
THE MOTHER OF GOD 'DO NOT WEEP FOR ME', WITH ENGRAVED IMAGES OF THE FAMILY PATRONS STS. ANNA AND VASILII ON THE BORDER

RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK I.S. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1878

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THE MOTHER OF GOD 'DO NOT WEEP FOR ME', WITH ENGRAVED IMAGES OF THE FAMILY PATRONS STS. ANNA AND VASILII ON THE BORDER RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK I.S. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1878 Supporting her son's dead body, resting her face on his shoulder, her maroon maphorion with delicate gilt patterns, the icon covered in a silver-gilt oklad with cloisonné enamelled haloes in green, white, navy and blue scrolling foliage, the cross in Christ's halo decorated with blue dots, both bearing a blue bead and wirework border, the frame of the oklad decorated with foliate scrolls 12 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. (31.4 x 27 cm)
Provenance
The current owner acquired this lot from Galerie Grassmann, Cologne, in 1987.
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