MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


MOSCOW, 1870-1880, MAKER'S MARK OF IVAN SALTYKOV IN CYRILLIC, 1880

117. THE PROTECTING VEIL OF THE MOTHER OF GOD (POKROV) IN A SILVER-GILT AND ENAMELLED OKLAD

MOSCOW, 1870-1880, MAKER'S MARK OF IVAN SALTYKOV IN CYRILLIC, 1880

31.6 by 27 cm.
30,000-40,000 pounds


The icon is a simplified version of the Protecting Veil of the Mother of God and whilst it does not depict the temple interior, the icon reflects recent changes in the interpretation of this subject. The Mother of God holds a white omophorion — a


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