27 October 2004
A COPTIC TEXTILE TUNIC PANEL WITH A HORSEMAN
CIRCA 6TH CENTURY A.D.
The finely detailed square panel with a horseman and lion(?) in central roundel, the borders with stylized trees in the corners connected by an interlocking lattice motif, details in brown with red lion's tongue, glazed
5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) sq. approx.
The Heidi Vollmoeller collection: acquired in 1960 from Koutoulakis, Paris.
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Seltene Antike Koptische, Islamische und Präkolumbianische Stoffe Sowie Teile Alter Vorderasiatischer Teppiche, Galerie Heidi Vollmoeller, Zurich, 2001, 10, p. 8, no. 57.
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