MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN (OLD BELIEVERS’ WORKSHOP), MAKER’S MARK V.Sh. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1785

3. CHRIST EMMANUEL

RUSSIAN (OLD BELIEVERS’ WORKSHOP), MAKER’S MARK V.Sh. IN CYRILLIC, MOSCOW, 1785

32 by 27.3 cm.
20,000-30,000 pounds


The bust of the youthful Christ, His facial features are finely rendered in various shades of brown, His face framed by short, curly hair, wearing a chiton and himation in complementary red and green, both accentuated in gold; the silver-gilt oklad with a large, cut-out, tripartite halo, the border chased with elaborate leafy scrolls.


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