A PAIR OF ROYAL DOORS

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A PAIR OF ROYAL DOORS

GREEK, CIRCA 1700

The middle register representing the Annunciation, flanked by Sts. Athanasios and Vissarion, the lower frieze showing the Hierarchs, each standing frontally and holding a Book, all figures portrayed within individual frames shaped as niches divided by columns, the upper part carved with abundant foliage, vines and two dragon heads, including two equestrian figures facing each other, probably the popular Sts. George and Demetrios, the wooden doors, carved, gilded and polychrome

Height: 58 5/8 in. (149 cm) (2)