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Formerly in the collection of the artist Sir William Nicholson (1872-1949), thence by descent to his son Ben Nicholson (1894-1982). The mosaic was reputedly acquired in Syria circa 1900-1910 and was subsequently set within the Medieval Hall of their home, The Manor House in Wiltshire.
Property of a private UK collector, acquired in 2002.
Please note that this lot will be removed to Cadogan Tate at 5pm on the day of the sale, with two weeks free storage.