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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 44

    FIVE COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS

    CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FIVE COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS
    CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
    Each from an undyed decorative border, including one with a dog and two felines facing right, foliage in between; one with a hare, a dog and a lion each facing left in a rectangular panel interspersed with cruciform leaves; one with three animals facing left, solid bands in between; one with a stylized feline and a border with crosses; and one square panel with a lion at the center within an elaborate border
    First: 19¾ in. (50.2 cm.) long (5)


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    Two illustrated.

    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1980.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION