Fri, 16th Jul 2021 14:00

Islamic & Indian Art

 
  Lot 203
 

λ THE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY ACROSS THE GLOBE
Jerusalem, Holy Land, late 19th - early 20th century

λ A SMALL MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID CHRISTIAN ICON
Jerusalem, Holy Land, late 19th - early 20th century

Of square shape, the wooden base clad with numerous engraved and carved mother-of-pearl tesserae, in the centre a representation of the Roman Emperor Constantine and his wife Helena, both depicted with a circular nimbus, touching a cross and holding an olive tree branch, the cross surmounted by two winged cherubs, the outer frame decorated with figures of Christian patriarchs, bishops and more cherubs amidst scrolling vegetal trellis, 21.2cm x 19.5cm.

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(Qty: 1)

21.2cm x 19.5cm

Sold for £150

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