Decorative Arts & Silver Online Auction

October 22, 2015

LOT 204
Hagiography: Saint Symeon the Metaphrast on the Life of St. Melania the Righteous of Rome, Byzantium, c.1050
  • Hagiography: Saint Symeon the Metaphrast on the Life of St. Melania the Righteous of Rome, Byzantium, c.1050
  • Hagiography: Saint Symeon the Metaphrast on the Life of St. Melania the Righteous of Rome, Byzantium, c.1050

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Hagiography: Saint Symeon the Metaphrast on the Life of St. Melania the Righteous of Rome, Byzantium, c.1050

single leaf ink on vellum, Greek text in two columns on both sides with red capitals in the margins
15" x 10.5" — 38.2 x 26.7 cm.

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $420
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Probably copied at the Imperial Monastery of Stoudios, Constantinople

Provenance:

Bolaffi, Turin, Italy, Certificate, 2001

Additional Info:

Department: Decorative Arts
Maps & Militaria