Sale 18CN01 | Lot 103

Russian Gem-Set Silver and Copper Icon of St. George

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

Lot Details

Lot 103
Russian Gem-Set Silver and Copper Icon of St. George
Possibly by Olovyanishnikov, Moscow, circa 1910
Cruciform, centering a roundel cast with St. George slaying the dragon, the arms decorated with filigree scrolls and seed pearls suspended by coiled wirework, suspended from a hinged finial set with a cabochon garnet, the reverse inscribed in Russian: 22 July 1915 / to Nina / from Papa; Together with a Russian Gem-Set Silver Cross, unmarked, circa 1910. The icon 3 x 2 1/2 inches (7.6 x 6.4 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


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

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $1,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Cross: 4 1/8 x 2 1/4 inches (10.5 x 5.7 cm).


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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $1,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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

Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 10am EST
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