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LOT 2017

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GBP (£) 800 - 1,000
EUR (€) 920 - 1,160
USD ($) 1,110 - 1,390

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£800 (EUR 925; USD 1,111) (+bp*)

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Greek Icon Depicting the Doubting of Thomas

Dated 1861 AD

A wooden board with painted and gold leaf icon depicting a scene from the life of Jesus; a group of disciples placed within an arcaded building, nimbate Christ in a central arch displaying the holes in his hand, chest and feet to a robed male figure (Thomas) pointing to his chest; Greek text below and date. 1.5 kg, 40 x 29cm (15 3/4 x 11 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London lady, part of her family's collection.

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