Lot 262
Enamel Icon Pendant and Vintage Illustration of a Medieval Manuscript
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first a late 19th century framed Russian finift enamel icon pendant, depicting a Saint holding a bird, possibly Saint Trifone (2 3/8 x 2 in.); the second an illustration after the 15th century original by Jacobi de Ancharano (Jacobus de Teramo), titiled Litigatio Christi cum Belial (Christ's dispute with Belial), ink and gouache with gilt on paper, detailing a two-part trial between Lucifer and Jesus Christ, framed behind glass. Frame verso with ink inscription in German translated as: "Property of the Trifels Club Annweiler / Christmas 1935 / Buneb?, 1st Secretary" (Frame dimensions 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.).

From the Estate of the late Dr. & Mrs. George A. Engstrom, Concord, North Carolina

The manuscript with horizontal and creasing to center and small tear to lower left. Both not examined out of the frame.