26 November 2007
ST. GEORGE KILLING THE DRAGON WITH A PARCEL-GILT OKLAD AND AN ENAMELLED HALO
RUSSIAN, MAKER'S MARK E.Ch. IN CYRILLIC, 1908-17
The equestrian saint in armour and a cape, his breastplate decorated with a cross, plunging his spear into the mouth of the coiled dragon, in the background the princess Elisaba standing in front of the walls of Silene, the parcel-gilt oklad finely executed, with a raised border, the halo of the saint in cloisonné enamel, the name plate in blue champlevé enamel, set in its original wooden presentation case
8¾ x 7 in. (22.3 x 17.9 cm)
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