A Large Icon of the Archangel Michael Russia, late 19th century<BR />
Lot 186
A Large Icon of the Archangel Michael Russia, late 19th century
Sold for £37,250 (US$ 60,828) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Large Icon of the Archangel Michael
Russia, late 19th century
the Saint depicted full-length on a dark blue ground, the olive-green foreground with a cloud on which he stands; his elaborate armour executed in gold and silver, his outstretched wings finely decorated in gold, his red cloak and green kilt similarly decorated with fine gold highlights, the border with a repoussé and chased silver oklad, decorated with arabesques and stylised foliage within a beaded rim, the maker's mark of Andrei Bragin, St. Petersburg, late 19th century
72 x 49.5cm (28 3/8 x 19 1/2in).
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