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A tall Victorian stained glass lancet window depicting

C.1890

£7,250 + VAT

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A tall Victorian stained glass lancet window depicting

C.1890

the polychrome painted leaded panel with a chequered field and foliate border (by Cottier & Co of London) with a roundel of a displaying eagle to the top section and the pictorial panel featuring the standing Christ figure below,

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The symbolism of Christ and Christians as shepherd and sheep is founded on the parables in Luke (15:3-7) and John (10:1-18): 'I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.' And to a lesser extent by Psalm 23: 'The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want."

Depicted above is an eagle. It was a medieval symbol of Christ's Ascension. It is also, more relevantly, the attribute of John The Evangelist from whom the 'Good Shepherd' quote comes.

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