Sale 18CN01 | Lot 127

Russian Gilt-Metal and Enamel Icon of Christ Pantocrator, the Mother of God and John the Baptist

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 127
Russian Gilt-Metal and Enamel Icon of Christ Pantocrator, the Mother of God and John the Baptist
Unmarked, possibly by Olovyanishnikov, circa 1910
Oval, centering three circular apertures, enameled throughout with varicolored geometric motifs on blue and cream grounds, with cross-form finials and suspending triangular drops, all suspended from a chain. 8 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches (21.6 x 19.7 cm)
Provenance:
Grand Duke George Mikhailovich (1863-1919) and Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna (1876-1940)
Princess Nina Georgievna Chavchavadze (1901-1974)
Prince David Pavlovich Chavchavadze (1924-2014)
By descent to the present owner
For related designs, see S.I. Vashkov, et al, Religious Art [Religioznoe Iskusstvo], Moscow, 1911, pp. 175-176.


C Property from the Descendants of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $25,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Generally good condition; minor losses to enamel visible in catalogue photo; some craquelure and losses to mother of God and John the Baptist figures; metal is warped in areas due to lack of counter enamel; icons are slightly loose in the frame; there is one bracket missing on the reverse of the frame which holds two icons in place


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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $25,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

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