London, South Kensington
14 June 2006
KAZANSKAYA MOTHER OF GOD
RUSSIAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
The Mother of God and Child in the traditional type of the Kazanskaya, realistically painted, with a metal-gilt oklad. Set in a wooden elaborately carved and gilded frame, placed in a wooden and glazed kiot.
The icon: 12¼ x 10 3/8 in. (31.25 x 26.5 cm)
The kiot: 25 1/8 x 19 3/8 in. (63.75 x 49.25 cm)
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