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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 203

    THE OLD TESTAMENT TRINITY

    RUSSIAN, 17TH CENTURY

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    THE OLD TESTAMENT TRINITY
    RUSSIAN, 17TH CENTURY
    A symmetrical composition with the oak of Mamre in the centre of the upper part, below the three angelic figures seated around a circular table, flanked by Abraham and Sarah, in the foreground the servant slaying the calf, the golden wings and haloes defined by red rims shine against the matte colours of the building and mount in the background
    12¼ x 10½ in. (31.1 x 26.7 cm)


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