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Auktion: Important World Treasures
wird versteigert am: 19. November 2020
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Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $
Los-Nr. 428, Aufrufe: 52

A FINE MT. ATHOS SILVER MOUNTED CARVED CROSS 17TH/18TH CENTURY. Comprising a finely carved boxwood or cedar four-sided cross form. The front with six miniature pierced carved individual panels, at center the crucified Christ surrounded by various feast days. At top the Entry Into Jerusalem, the Raising of Lazarus (left), and the Descent of the Holy Spirit (right), and below, the Ascension and the Dormition. The verso similarly pierced carved with additional feast days or scenes from the life of Christ, from top down left to right they are: The Annunciation, the Presentation in the Temple, the Nativity of Christ (center), the Baptism of Christ, the Transfiguration and the Descent into Hades. Each side also with four pierced carved panels depicting various saints including, Peter and Paul, George, Constantine, Helen, the enthroned Mother of God and others. The entire carved wood cross mounted in an ornate and finely crafted gilded silver, gem set and cloisonné enamel frame in the Byzantine taste with rope twist border and overall set with cabochons of semi-precious stones and faux gemstones set on a silver octagonal handle with each end terminating in a similarly decorated enameled and gem-set sphere. Overall length 12.25 inches (31 cm).

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Jackson's International Auctioneers and Appraisers
Titel: Important World Treasures
Auktionsdatum: 19.11.2020
Adresse: Jackson's International Auctioneers and Appraisers
Lincoln Street 2229
50613 Cedar Falls, Iowa
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