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Late Byzantine Bone Inlay or Icon

an unidentified saint holding the gospel in his left arm and bestowing a blessing with his right hand.

14th - 16th Centuries AD

Height: 5.5 cm. (2 3/16 in.)


Ex: private American collection, 1990s - 2004

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures III. (New York, 2005) p.44

Comparandum: Kalavresou, Ioli; Byzantine Icons in Steatite (Vienna, 1985) no. A-57a

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