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LOT 0631

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GBP (£) 1,500 - 2,000
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Christian Icon of Cosmos and Damianos

Late 18th-early 19th century AD

A rectangular wooden icon with recess to the obverse, painted border framing a gilt field with two facing robed and nimbate figures each holding a small casket with discs within; legend 'Οί ΄αγιοι / Koc ΔαΜι / Mac αΝΟc' (the saints Kosmas Damianos); signed at the lower right "Dia xeiros A. Evangelopoulou" (By the hand of Evangelopoulou); suspension loop to the reverse. 761 grams, 30 x 22cm (11 3/4 x 8 1/2"). Fine condition, border retouched.

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Provenance
From the private collection of a Canadian gentleman; previously acquired from a German auction house in Stuttgart; formerly in an old German private collection.

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


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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

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The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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