An icon of the Lamentation of the Mother of God, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Moscow, 1908-1917
An icon of the Lamentation of the Mother of God, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Moscow, 1908-1917
An icon of the Lamentation of the Mother of God, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Moscow, 1908-1917
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An icon of the Lamentation of the Mother of God, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Moscow, 1908-1917

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

An icon of the Lamentation of the Mother of God, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Moscow, 1908-1917

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot Sold:10,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

An icon of the Lamentation of the Mother of God, in a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel oklad, Moscow, 1908-1917


depicting the Entombment of Christ, the raised oklad halo enamelled with shaded varicoloured flowers and adorned

with pastes in imitation of garnets, the corners enamelled with corresponding motifs, struck with unknown initials NG

in Cyrillic, 84 standard

37 by 32cm, 14½ by 12⅝in.

Condition Report

The oklad of good weight. One stone in the halo missing.

The painting with oklad-associated damage. The backgroud stripped to the levkas. Some damage throughout the painting. Some retouching overall. The varnish has become matte.


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Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons
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