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Ethiopian Coptic Icon Two Panels Painted Wood Angel

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Product #: 122242
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Title Ethiopian Coptic Icon Two Panels Painted Wood Angel
Materials Wood, pigment,string
Approximate Age 20th Century
Overall Condition Good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Damage/Repair Repaired string.
People Unspecified
Object Size 7 inches by 4.5 inches (opened) 3.5 inches closed

Additional Information: A two panel-hand painted and carved Ethiopian Icon!.

This is a twentieth century hand carved and painted panel with icons made in the traditional manner. Most often painted on wood, these icons were used originally as illustrated Bibles by itinerant priests spreading Christianity. For explanations of many of the frequently recurring motifs, see Mercier's ETHIOPIAN MAGIC SCROLLS. Also see AFRICAN ZION : THE SACRED ART OF ETHIOPIA" by Yale University Press, New Haven and London.

CT 9/17