Gospel Book binding, 1825, Armenia
Gospel Book binding, XIXth cent., Armenia
H. Kurdian, “Armenian Silver Bindings”, Princeton University Library Chronicle, VII, No. 3, 1946
Gospel Book binding, 1825, Armenia.
Gospel Book binding, 1828, Armenia
|Armenian Book Binding Historic|
Book containing the Gospels, in Armenian and in a silver binding with enameling, dates to 1623. The central panel on the front cover here shows the infant Jesus being presented to the High Priest in the Temple forty days after His birth. The dozen roundels surrounding the scene depict, in pairs, Hebrew prophets, with rays of revelation falling upon them. Enameling in blues and green.
THE FOUR GOSPELS In Armenian, Written For Minas Vardapet In Constantinople 1651, & BOUND IN SILVER 1675.
Silver Binding on Velvet
T'oros Roslin Gospels - Armenian Illuminated Manuscript - 1262
Gospel Cover Armenian, late 17th-early 18th cent.
Credit goes to - Armine Tadevosyan Pan