This icon on panel depicts the Virgin and Child. The young Christ is making a sign of peace with
a hand that appears somewhat out of proportion. However, the utter charm shines through and
outweighs any technical paints.
I always wonder if only it could talk.
Size 16.5cm 13.5cm
Two 18th Century Russian Icons from Sebastopol 1855 Crimean War.
These two historic Russian Icons were taken by an officer from a church in
Sebastopol on the 9th of September 1855 hours before the Russian defeat.
The smaller on bears an old typed label verso ĎA Russian IKoní? 18th Century
taken from a church in Sebastopol on the 9th September 1855.
Above Christ and God the Father, between them a globe and beneath two Saints,
one Saint Heleivas, names in Russian characters beneath Chr ...click for details
Antique Ox Bone Lion Walking Stick Handle.
This finely carved piece depicts a snarling lion which looks really lifelike. There are two yellow collars either side of a length of Malacca.
A lovely, tactile piece.
13cm tall carving 11.5cm long
This Beautifully carved blotter dates back to British Colonial times in India.
It comes apart so that one can insert the blotting paper.
In good condition save for a small loss on the knob.
Just imagine the interesting and perhaps historic letters this piece has blotted.
An interesting accessory worthy of the finest desk.
Size: Length 6 3/4"inches