Antique Russian 19th Century Folding Bronze Triptych with Deësis


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The three hinged rectangular panels cast in bronze decorated with Maria, Jesus and John the Baptist, a so called Deësis. Deësis (Greek = δέησις) means prayer, supplication or worshipping and the name of a Cristianrepresentation of three figures, you often see in the usual iconography of the East European Church. The front with a cross in a circle and several symbolic decorations.
Provenance:
Private Collection
Kunsthandel Borzo Verwersstraat 21 Den Bosch, nu Amsterdam Keizersgracht.

Russia
Late 19th century

Height: 13,5 cm. (5,3 inches.)
Width:  12.5 cm./ 37,5 cm. (14,8 inches.) 
Weight: 773 grams.                                     


Reference
W.359
Price
€ 480
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