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The Evangelical Symbols

Reproduction of The Book of Kells manuscript. Its main images depict the symbols of the four Evangelists: Matthew is represented by the Man, Mark by the Lion, Luke by the Calf, and John by the Eagle. The symbols have haloes and wings, a double set in the case of the Calf.

Artist: Unknown
Demensions: SS 12 1/2 x 9 1/2"
Provenance: National Bank of Ireland
Frame: Gold Wood Oriental Frame
Notes & Literature: The Book of Kells is an 9th century illuminated manuscript Gospel book in Latin, containing the four Gospels of the New Testament together with various prefatory texts and tables
Condition Report: In UV glassed frame. No defects noted. Some wear to gilding on frame.
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The Evangelical Symbols - Book of Kells

Estimate $800 - $1,200Mar 07, 2020
Starting Price $400
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