26 - 27 October 2004,
Price realised GBP 10,158
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENT
5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
Depicting a rampant lion facing left, in green and yellow, with red spots and mane and blue outline, his front legs raised, tail curled high, mouth open with a projecting red tongue, framed and glazed
15 x 11¾ in. (38 x 30 cm.) approx.
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Animals, 1981, I, no. 181.
Cf. A. De Moor (ed.), Coptic Textiles, Zottegem, 1993, p. 133, no. 40 for similar feline.
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