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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 46

    TWO COPTIC TEXTILE PANELS

    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO COPTIC TEXTILE PANELS
    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY A.D.
    Both square in form, each with a central tondo, one with a man combating a bear, surrounded by four Erotes (seasons?) and four animals, bordered by dots; and one with three winged Erotes, one standing, surrounded by four animals, bordered by dots; of linen and natural, black, green and red wool
    Larger: 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) square (2)


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    Provenance

    with Elsa Bloch-Diener, Bern, 1971.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION