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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    A COPTIC TEXTILE PANEL

    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A COPTIC TEXTILE PANEL
    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.
    Rectangular in form, centered by two dancers, vines and a bird in the field, enclosed within a border of roundels, four with busts, perhaps the winds or the seasons, the others with geometric and vegetal patterns, of linen and natural, dark brown, green and red wool
    16½ (41.9 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    with Christian Grand, Zurich, 1972.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION