• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 641

    A CARVED IVORY RELIEF OF A MONK AND A HOST OF SAINTS

    PROBABLY GREEK, 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED IVORY RELIEF OF A MONK AND A HOST OF SAINTS
    PROBABLY GREEK, 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY
    THE FIGURE OF A MONK FLANKED ON BOTH SIDES BY THREE SAINTS; WITH AN IMAGE OF CHRIST TO THE TOP OF THE SCENE FLANKED ON EACH SIDE WITH THE INITIALS 'IC IC'; IN A LATER RED VELVET-COVERED WOOD FRAME
    12.5 X 9.5 CM. THE PANEL


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