World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works
November 18th & 19th, 2014
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LOT 13
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Lot 13
A VERY FINE RUSSIAN PRESENTATION ICON TRIPTYCH OF THE HOLY VISAGE, MOSCOW 1908-1917.  At center an icon of the Holy Visage, the left wing with Saint Sophia and the right wing with the Archangel Mikhail. Each image overlaid with a gilded silver machine engraved riza with haloes. Beneath the central image of the face of Christ is an engraved Cyrillic dedicatory inscription which reads, "TO DEAR MIKHAIL IVANOVICH SOKOLOV IN REMEMBRANCE FROM GRATEFUL COLLEAGUES AND SUBORDINATES OF ALL THE COUNTY–JULY 1st." Hallmarked Moscow, circa 1908-1917, Cyrillic maker’s mark “SG,” and with 84 silver standard. Contained in a substantial folding polished walnut traveling case. 9.5 inches x 16.25 inches (24 x 41.2 cm) open.
Estimate:  $5,000 - 7,500   € 3,500 - 5,250
Price Realized: $12,500.00

It is possible that the offered lot was a present to Father Mikhail Sokolov who was a priest born in 1867 and served in the Orel (Орёл) District, Sloboda County, at about the same time.

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