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Half-figure of Saint Nicholas holding a cross and book in left hand and blessing with right; figures of Christ and the Virgin on either side. Hatched border and inscription; head of the Father above. See 09.487.

Provenance

1909, gift of Chandler & Co through Charles F. Bacon to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Chandler and Co.

18th–19th century

Object Place

Russia

Accession Number

09.491

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ecclesiastical ornaments