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    Sale 7542

    Icons and Artefacts from the Orthodox World

    26 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 120

    AN ICONOSTASIS CRUCIFIX

    GREEK, 17TH CENTURY

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    AN ICONOSTASIS CRUCIFIX
    GREEK, 17TH CENTURY
    The lifeless body of Christ on the cross, surrounded by the apocalyptic personifications of the Evangelists on the trefoil finials, each holding the Gospels, painted predominantly with terracotta and blue on gold, the Crucifix framed by extensive carved wooden polychrome and gilded foliage
    42¾ x 30¼ in. (108.6 x 76.8 cm)


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