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    A Russian Silver Gilt and Enamel Icon: The Annunciation

    Pavel Akimov Ovchinnikov, Moscow, Russia
    1896-08
    Silver gilt, silver, enamel, oil on board
    Marks: (left facing kokoshnik), (Moscow), Ovchinnikov (in Cyrillic) under Imperial Warrant, 84, IAA (in Cyrillic)
    12.37 in. high x 10.5 in. wide

    Depicting the Annunciation, Gabriel with silver wings on silver cloud, his robes and mandora in cloisonne enamel, holding forth a lily stalk; the Virgin Mary seated in a chair with enamel upholstery, her robes and mandora in cloisonne enamel, a basket at her side, on a radiating ground of silver gilt with dove; framed with embossed border of intertwined leaf and floral pattern, enamel corners. Cyrillic identification at bottom center on a blue enamel ground.

    Provenance:
    Walsh Family Art Trust




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    October, 2006
    19th-20th Thursday-Friday
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