27 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,875
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000
THE MOTHER OF GOD "JOY TO ALL WHO GRIEVE"
Holding a gold, cross-tipped sceptre, wearing a white head cover and a crown as a reference to her role as Queen of Heaven, Christ's Episcopal mitre alluding to Him being the High Priest, holding a Book of Gospels with bejewelled binding; the faces rendered in deep colours, the garments with jewelled and gold ornamentation
8 5/8 x 7 1/8 in. (22 x 18 cm.)
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