6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 3,500 - USD 5,500
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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with Elsa Bloch-Diener, Bern, 1971.
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