Sale 18CN01 | Lot 128

Russian Gilt-Metal and Enamel Icon of Christ Pantocrator

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

Lot Details

Lot 128
Russian Gilt-Metal and Enamel Icon of Christ Pantocrator
Unmarked, possibly by Olovyanishnikov, circa 1910
Ovoid, beneath a cupola with three pierced circular finials and crosses, suspending beaded tassels, enameled throughout with varicolored geometric motifs, suspended from a chain. Length 8 1/2 inches (21.6 cm), excluding chain.
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 $20,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Generally good condition; minor losses to enamel visible in catalogue photo; halo is missing; some craquelure and flaking to painted figure; metal is warped in areas due to t lack of counter enamel; indistinct inscription on the reverse


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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $20,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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

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