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Object: Plat à offrandes
Object: Plateau sacré du Mont Athos dans la cathédrale de Karès
Silver dish for offerings from the church of Karyes (Mount Athos); circular, with Greek dedicatory inscription (dated 1622) on the outer rim, and at centre St Nicholas, seated, surrounded by foliated scrolls inhabited by thirty-eight busts; proof before letter (although signed on plate). 1861
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Height: 255 millimetres (plate-mark)
Width: 208 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Proof before letter of a print published in "Annales Archéologiques" in 1861.
"Plat à offrande" is the title given by Gonse; "Plateau sacré du Mont Athos" is the title of the lettered state.
For the original silver plate see A. Karakatsanis (ed.), Treasures of Mount Athos, exh. cat., 2nd ed. (Thessaloniki 1997) 432f. (cat. 9.89).
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