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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 114

    A TRIPTYCH SHOWING THE MOTHER OF GOD OF 'THE UNFADING ROSE' AND SELECTED SAINTS

    BULGARIAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TRIPTYCH SHOWING THE MOTHER OF GOD OF 'THE UNFADING ROSE' AND SELECTED SAINTS
    BULGARIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    In the centre the Mother of God supporting Christ, him appearing in royal attire and holding a globe and a sceptre, above two angels displaying a garland inscribed with a verse from the Akathistos Hymn, the wings divided into three registers, each displaying selected male saints, the equestrian Sts. George and Demetrios more prominently painted in the lower part, executed in a folkloric style, with saturated colours, the outer wings inscribed: IC XC NIKA
    Extended: 12 x 15½ in. (30.5 x 39.5 cm)


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