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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 176

    A COPTIC TEXTILE ROUNDEL

    5TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A COPTIC TEXTILE ROUNDEL
    5TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.
    Polychrome, with central mythical beast, surrounded by a wide band of scrolling foliate motifs including stylized baskets of flowers and fruit, the whole surrounded by ropework border, mounted
    10½ in. (27 cm.) diam. max.


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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1960s.