6 7/8 x 2 7/16 in. (17.5 x 6.3 cm) open (show scale)
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Bequest of William H. Herriman
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Triptych, 17th-18th century. Brass, 6 7/8 x 2 7/16 in. (17.5 x 6.3 cm) open. Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of William H. Herriman, 19.67. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 19.67_view1_acetate_bw.jpg)
overall, closed, 19.67_view1_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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Outer leaf displays Greek Orthodox cross and crucifixion symbols with stylized architectural setting in medallion with rinceau border. Opened, central leaf shows Christ enthroned in attitude of blessing with Gospels, flanked by John the Baptist and the Virgin. Other two leaves contain three saints (right) and St. Michael and two other saints (left). Metal loops at top for suspension. Russian inscriptions on all four decorated panels.
Condition: Fair; faces of figures much rubbed.
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