9 June 2008
A MONUMENTAL ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF KAZAN
RUSSIAN, CIRCA 1850
Christ standing and signing in benediction, the Mother of God tenderly tilting her head to his direction, both looking straight ahead, rendered realistically, their fair complexion complimented by blue and deep green eyes respectively, the raised border of the silver-and-gold plated oklad with rich floral repoussé decoration, their cut-out haloes with pierced rims, the frame gilt, set in a wooden and glazed kyot
33 7/8 x 27 in. (86 x 68.5 cm) Including kyot
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