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373

An icon of St Alexei, Metropolitan of Moscow, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Moscow, 1899-1908

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 GBP

An icon of St Alexei, Metropolitan of Moscow, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Moscow, 1899-1908

An icon of St Alexei, Metropolitan of Moscow, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Moscow, 1899-1908

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 GBP

Lot sold:

17,500

GBP

An icon of St Alexei, Metropolitan of Moscow, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Moscow, 1899-1908


the oklad embossed with pricked robes and book, geometrical hatched ground, the raised halo and corners enamelled

with floral motifs, struck with unrecorded workmaster's initials S.G., 84 standard

43.5 by 34.5cm, 17⅛ by 13½in.

The visible area of the painting covered with a thick layer of yellowed varnish.

The icon has not been inspected outside of oklad.


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