MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 Jun 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


RUSSIAN, MAKER’S MARK OF VASILY ANDREEV, MOSCOW, XIX CENTURY

* 116. A PAINTED ENAMEL PENDANT CROSS IN A SILVER SETTING

RUSSIAN, MAKER’S MARK OF VASILY ANDREEV, MOSCOW, XIX CENTURY

131 by 8.5 cm.
1,000-1,500 pounds


The crossbars are in the form of lobes, the painted enamel plate shows the Crucifix, flanked by the mourning figures of the Mother of God and John the Evangelist, the lower part depicts the skull of Adam in the summit of Golgotha and the buildings of Jerusalem in the background, placed in a setting with a twisted border.


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.