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Lot 460: A RUSSIAN ICON OF THE KAZAN MOTHER OF GOD WITH SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL OKLAD, CIRCA 1800 |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: rectangular, the borders of the oklad repoussé with classical urns and foliage, the saint traditionally depicted, the halo and vestments set with paste stones
In good condition overall. The edges of the oklad bent and scratched in areas, gilding rubbed. The panel with losses and abrasions due to rubbing of oklad. The surface disturbed in areas with scattered cracquelure.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Dimensions: height 12½ in.; width 11 in.