Lot 490
  • 490

a fine russian icon of the mother of god of the sign, St Petersburg, circa 1908

30,000 - 50,000 USD
103,000 USD
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the gilded silver frame with gadroon borders, applied with stylized foliage and with colored hardstone cabochons, the top engraved with a Cyrillic presentation inscription, "Prayerful Wishes for Happiness from the St. Petersburg Nobility, 20th April, 1908," Cyrillic maker's mark I.G., Assay-Master Alexander Romanov, 84 standard, also bearing Cyrillic mark of Fabergé, and with a scratched inventory number 13095 (not located in the archives)