CHRIST EMMANUEL

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RUSSIAN (MOSCOW), 16TH CENTURY; THE OKLAD WITH MARK OF ALEXANDER JOSIFOWITSCH FULD, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1860

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CHRIST EMMANUEL

RUSSIAN (MOSCOW), 16TH CENTURY; THE OKLAD WITH MARK OF ALEXANDER JOSIFOWITSCH FULD, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1860

Portrayed bust-length, rendered in the traditional manner, his facial features finely executed with dark colours, his chiton coloured in orange with dense golden brushstrokes, his figure emphasised by a gold outline, with a silver-gilt oklad adorned with repoussi foliate patterns, with cabochon semi-precious stones, the halo delineated with blue beads, each of the four spandrels with an evangelist reciting his Gospel

13 x 10? in. (33 x 27.3 cm)