In good condition
You are bidding on a late 19th/early 20th century Coptic icon (the Copts
are an ancient Christian Orthodox community in Egypt) with a depiction of
the mother of God with the Christ child.
Derived from the Russian Orthodox Hodegitria, The mother of God
(“Showing the way”).
The letters at the top corners are an abbreviation of the name Meter Theou (mother
of God); the letters below are an abbreviation of Jesus Christ. In the nimbus of
the Christ child are the letters HO OON (he who is).
22.5 x 17 cm
Signs of age and light damage (see photos)
Will be carefully packed and sent by registered mail. Can also be picked up in Destelbergen, Belgium.
|Member since:||January 8, 2015|
one of three items was broken due to packingPlease note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Each tile separately wrapped in bubble wrap and I used a firm box (as always). Apparently someone with the Postal Service played soccer with the parcel. Sorry for the inconvenience.
The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.
Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
|United States||$ 23.46|
|United Kingdom||$ 19.24|
|Rest of Europe||$ 23.46|
|Anywhere else||$ 35.20|
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You can pick up this lot from the seller: Destelbergen, Belgium.
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