Theodora Doukaina Palaeologina.
|Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 1181. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007.
Sold For $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Mid-late 13th century. PB Bulla – Seal (37.09 g, 12h). Seated facing figure of the Theotokos, holding head of the infant Christ / +/QEOD
(wreath)/[T]A on left, +/D
/NA on right, Theodora standing facing, wearing crown and loros, holding scepter with trefoil top. Zacos 122c. VF, green-brown patina with earthen dusting.
Theodora Doukaina Palaeologina was the daughter of Michael VIII Paelaeologus and Theodora Doukaina Vatatzina. Very little is known of her life, but she was given in marriage to Davit IV Narin, King of Georgia, in 1254, and died in 1293.