Travel icon (1) - Patinated bronze

Description
Travel icon (1) - Patinated bronze
Ethiopia - Second half 20th century

Bronze pocket icon, richly carved across the surface, from Axum. Depictions of the Nativity, of angels and cherubs on all four sides.
The icon is made in the shape of Tobot, the Ark of the covenant that is said to be kept in a church in Axum.

Collected on site

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Travel icon
Material
Patinated bronze
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
Ethiopia
Condition
As new - unused
Dimensions
12×4×5 cm
Weight
319 g
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