546GROSSER VERMEIL-EINBAND EINES EVANGELIUMS Auction: 57-II
GROSSER VERMEIL-EINBAND EINES EVANGELIUMS
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A SILVER PARCEL-GILT, ENAMEL AND JEWELLED BOOK OF GOSPELS Russian, Moscow, 1802 The cover applied at the center with a plaque enamelled with the Anastasis. The corners with enamelled plaques of the four Evangelists, bordered by with pastes and with chased scrolling pattern. The reverse with a large, chased plaque of the Crucifixion in high relief. The border with finely chased scrollwork, the spine with selected instruments of the Passion of Christ including a Cross, a chalice, and the Holy Spirit. Marked with city hallmark, assayer's mark, 84 standard and master's mark. Minimally damaged, minimally restored. 44.7 x 34 cm.