λ A SMALL CARVED MOTHER-OF-PEARL SHELL WITH CHRISTIAN ICONOGRAPHY
Jerusalem, Holy Land, 19th century
Of typical shape, the shell engraved in black with a simple design of Christ Pantocrator (Christ in Majesty), flanked by the Virgin Mary and St. John, mounted and framed, 9.4cm x 9.5cm excluding the frame.
Provenance: Hargesheimer Kunstauktionen, Dusseldorf, Germany, 4 - 5 November 2016, part of lot 226.
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