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A SILVER-GILT TRIPTYCH ICON, MAKER'S MARK DS (CYRIILIC), MOSCOW, 1899-1908

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

A SILVER-GILT TRIPTYCH ICON, MAKER'S MARK DS (CYRIILIC), MOSCOW, 1899-1908

A SILVER-GILT TRIPTYCH ICON, MAKER'S MARK DS (CYRIILIC), MOSCOW, 1899-1908

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

Lot sold:

62,500

GBP

A SILVER-GILT TRIPTYCH ICON, MAKER'S MARK DS (CYRIILIC), MOSCOW, 1899-1908


the reverse of the hinged doors with a repoussé figure of an angel surrounded by scrolling foliage, opening to reveal the Mother of God with Christ surrounded by St Alexander Nevsky on the left and St. Nicholas on the right, painted on metal, struck throughout with unidentified initials DS (Cyriilic); with original fitted case

opened: 20 by 26.5cm, 7⅞ by 10⅜in.

Overall in good order.

The cross finial slightly bent.

The painted surfaces with several areas of visible restoration, especially to the right side of the face of the Virgin, her and St Nicholas's robes and part of background. The icon could benefit from a professional restoration.

The original box with sections loose and darkened lining, as expected.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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