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Greek Carved, Gilded, and Painted Triptych

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
344
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Greek Carved, Gilded, and Painted Triptych, 18th/19th century, rectangular, with two doors opening to a central panel depicting the Mother of God recessed within a gilded archway, upper door sections with Greek saints over Saint George on the left and Saint Demetrius on the right, all on gilt ground, ht. 12 1/4, lg. with doors open 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

loss to gilt, smoke and heat damage to images, worming, loss of wood in upper section of right door, exterior of both doors with center band of sticky residue

Keywords

God, Door, Gilding, Gold

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