A Russian Icon of Christ Pantocrator with Gilded Silver and Enamel Oklad, 19th century
8,000 - 12,000 USD
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- the oklad by Ivan Tarabrov, retailed by Ovchinnikov, Moscow, 1883; the back applied with gilt plaque inscribed in Russian "To Deeply Respected/Dean Archpriest/Timofei Petrovich Sokolov/from the grateful clergy under his supervision/on the 50th anniversary of his ordination/1848-23 June-1898"
- Oil on wood panel, silver, enamel, silk
the oklad chased and repoussé with borders of floral ornament in the 17th century taste, the spandrels applied with plaques enameled with floral and gilt ornament in blue and red against a white ground, the gospels and plaque decorated in champlevé enamels
Sotheby's, New York, June 10 and 11, 1985, lot 264, illustrated.