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Universal Genève, chronographe tricompax phase-de-lune, calibre 287, vers 1940.
“Folio with Interlaced Cross Frontispiece”
A folio from a Coptic manuscript containing the Old Testament decorated with a full page frontispiece of a cross with doves confronted around it on each side. The doves and interlace pattern within the cross are all brightly painted.
Ink and pigment on vellum.
Made in the 9th century at the Monastery of St. Michael in Abbasid Egypt. Currently held at the Morgan Library in New York.