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Lot 456: A RUSSIAN ICON OF SAINT FEODOSII, ARCHBISHOP OF CHERNIGOV WITH SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL OKLAD, MOSCOW, BEFORE 1890 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: rectangular, the oklad with enamel plaques at the corners, the saint traditionally depicted, with filigree staff and vestments, applied with enameled crosses and halo, 84 standard
In good condition overall. The edges of the oklad bent and scratched in areas, gilding rubbed, losses around one nail hole on lower edge. The panel with losses and abrasions due to rubbing of oklad.
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Dimensions: height 10 ½ in.; width 8 ½ in.