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Lot 457: A RUSSIAN ICON OF THE PRESENTATION OF CHRIST IN THE TEMPLE WITH SILVER AND ENAMEL OKLAD, 1895 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: rectangular, the oklad with repoussé border of scrolling foliage, the center traditionally depicted, each figure with shaded enamel halo, beneath a champlevé enamel plaque, 84 standard
In good condition overall. The edges of the oklad bent and scratched in areas. The panel with minor losses and numerous chips and abrasions to edges due to rubbing of oklad.
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Dimensions: height 12 ¼ in.; width 10 ¾ in.