An icon of Mary Magdalen, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Orest Kurlykov, Moscow, 1894
An icon of Mary Magdalen, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Orest Kurlykov, Moscow, 1894
An icon of Mary Magdalen, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Orest Kurlykov, Moscow, 1894
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An icon of Mary Magdalen, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Orest Kurlykov, Moscow, 1894

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

An icon of Mary Magdalen, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Orest Kurlykov, Moscow, 1894

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot Sold:11,875GBP

Lot Details

Description

An icon of Mary Magdalen, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Orest

Kurlykov, Moscow, 1894


depicting the Saint standing full length, the silver-gilt oklad repoussé and finely chased, with applied spandrels in

opaque blue, red and white enamels, the halo enamelled with the saint's name, the borders with a scrolling foliate

pattern, struck with maker's mark, 84 standard

32.3 by 27.6cm, 12⅝ by 10 4/8 in.


Condition Report

The painting covered with some dirt and old darkened varnish. Some oklad-associated damage to the background.

The oklad probably re-gilt later.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Sotheby's London, 1 December 2010, lot 710

Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons
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