2 December 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 223
GBP 200 - GBP 300
Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker
Saint shown full length, traditionally painted in bright colours holding a sword and a temple, with Christ and the Mother of God in the rounderls at his shoulders, with the guardian angel and Saint Simeon on the borders.
Russia, late 18th century.
12¼ x 10 3/8in. (31.2 x 26.5cm.)
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