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Lot 458: A RUSSIAN ICON OF CHRIST PANTOCRATOR WITH THE MOTHER OF GOD AND SAINT JOHN WITH SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL OKLAD, MOSCOW, 1899-1908 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: rectangular, centering Christ enthroned and flanked by the Mother of God and Saint John, each figure with shaded enamel halo and enamel plaque, 84 standard
The edges of the oklad bent and scratched in areas, losses around one nail hole on lower edge. The panel with abrasions due to rubbing of oklad The surface is disturbed in areas, with some apparent inpainting.
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Dimensions: height 12 ¼ in.; width 10 ½ in.