8 June 2009
RUSSIAN (MSTERA), LATE XVIII CENTURY
31.4 by 24.8 cm.
The faces are executed traditionally, the garments’ folds are highlighted in gold, the tunic and maphorion of the Mother of God with trimmings that emulate golden bands encrusted with gems and pearls, on a brilliant gold background with ochre 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.