11 December 2009,
Price realised USD 10,000
USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
A COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENT
CIRCA 6TH-8TH CENTURY A.D.
With human and mythological scenes in rectangular sections, including two sections each with two nimbate Saints on a red ground, one section only partially preserved, two sections each with a nude Nereid surrounded by fish on a blue ground, and a section with two nude female dancers amidst florals on a red ground, all bordered by marine life on a red ground
25 in. (63.5 cm.) long
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Molly Morse Limmer
with Theodore Graf (1840-1903), Austria.
Austrian Private Collection, 1970s.
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