Lot 719
  • 719

A silver and cloisonné enamel triptych icon, Lyubavin, St. Petersburg, circa 1895

Estimate
65,000 - 75,000 GBP
Sold
79,250 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

the central panel painted with the Ascension of Christ, the left with St. John the Warrior shown at full length, and the right with a standing angel holding an icon of the Mother of God, Ease My Sorrows, the borders enamelled with colourful cloisonné  floral ornament against a stippled gilt ground, mounted at the top with a similarly decorated cross, the exterior doors similarly decorated and applied with a large cross decorated with red and white flowerheads, 84 standard

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