• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 117

    SIX COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS

    CIRCA 4TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    SIX COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS
    CIRCA 4TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
    Comprising a polychrome roundel with four strutting birds; two similar fragments each with central stylized figure; another roundel with three figures; and a pair of polychrome roundels with stylized zigzag borders and central foliate design, all in perspex frames
    7 in. (17 cm.) wide max. (6)


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    Provenance

    In an English private collection since the late 1970s.