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344: ANTIQUE RUSSIAN ENAMEL ICON OF CHRIST

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Description

A RUSSIAN ICON OF JESUS CHRIST IN A GILT-SILVER AND ENAMEL OKLAD, 1899-1908, egg tempera and gesso on wood panel, the oklad chiefly decorated with chased and repousse designs, two angels hold a Christ's veil, the face of Christ is flanked by Mother Mary and Saint Nicholas on either side, Christ's halo decorated with cloisonne enamel of geometric design, the corners of the flowery border with applied polychrome cloisonne enamel spandrels on gilt-silver ground. Oklad with Cyrillic maker's mark 'A. Ts', Ilya Lebedkin assayer's mark, Moscow, 84 standard.Two insert splints on back. 31 x 27 cm. (12 ¼ x 1 5/8 in.)

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Estimate $15,000 – $20,000
Starting Bid $7,500
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7:00 AM - Apr 29, 2012
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Shapiro Auctions

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