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LOT 0632

Estimate
GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 5,680 - 7,950
USD ($) 6,320 - 8,850

Opening Bid
£4,500 (EUR 5,110; USD 5,688) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Greek Christ Pantokrator Icon

Dated 1859 AD

A large rectangular Greek wooden icon with mounting panels to the reverse; painted image of a bearded and crowned figure of Christ Pantokrator in ornate robe with stole; the right hand posed with thumb and third finger touching, the left hand holding a book with lines of Cyrillic text; winged angels on clouds flanking the figure's head; abraded text to the upper right corner, band of text to the lower edge signed with 'XEP KONSTANTIN' legend. 8.4 kg, 75cm (29 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London lady, part of her family's Swiss collection; formerly acquired in the 1980s.

Literature
See Weizmann, K. et al. The Icon, New York, 1982 for discussion.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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Lots 700 - 1400
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