Sanctuary doors

unknown artist1600/1699

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Sanctuary doors. 17th c. The Annunciation is depicted at the top, and, at the bottom the apostles Peter and Paul and Joachim and Anne, the ancestors of Christ. The gilded carved wood decoration is of fine workmanship. The doors come from the same iconostasis as the beam parts and the lypiro displayed in this room. Workshop of Epirus. H. 1.45 m., W. 0.743 m. Gift of Rena Andreadi. (ΓΕ 27845)

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  • Title: Sanctuary doors
  • Creator: unknown artist
  • Date Created: 1600/1699
  • Physical Dimensions: w743 x h1450 x d30 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: iconostasis
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum