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Lot 454: TWO RUSSIAN ICONS OF CHRIST AND SAINT NICHOLAS THE WONDERWORKER WITH SILVER OKLADS, ONE MAKER'S MARK VK, MOSCOW, 1895 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: rectangular, one of Christ with an oklad repoussé and chased with floral decorated vestments and with applied halo, indistinctly marked, 84 standard, the other of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, rectangular, the silver-gilt oklad repoussé and chased with scrolling foliage, with applied halo
Both oklads scratch bent and with areas of cracks and losses. The panels with losses and abrasions due to rubbing of oklad. The surface is disturbed in areas, with some apparent inpainting.
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Dimensions: height of larger 12 1/4 in.; width 10 1/2 in.