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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    A COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENT OF A PARROT

    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENT OF A PARROT
    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.
    Vivid colours, with central parrot, its head turned back to look at another bird, visible on the left, with surrounding fruit and foliage
    10½ in. (27 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1960s.