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LOT 0801

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EUR (€) 220 - 330
USD ($) 240 - 370

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Egyptian Coptic Bone Idol

3rd-6th century AD

The steatopygous nude female figure, with incised anatomical details. 42 grams, 10.5cm (4"). Fine condition; one arm absent. [No Reserve]

Provenance
Acquired on the UK art market; previously the property of a German collector; acquired before 1990.

Literature
For similar female Christie's, New York, 5 - 6 December 2001, lot 403; for the type and its variations see Torok, Coptic Antiquities 1, pl. XCFF.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 2nd September 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Day1
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Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN


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Wednesday 4th September 2019 (Day 2)
Lots 700 – 1299 (Antiquities)
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