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LOT 0176

Estimate
GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 5,520 - 7,730
USD ($) 6,100 - 8,550

Opening Bid
£4,500 (EUR 4,969; USD 5,494) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Roman Inked Tablet with Sales Contract

6th century AD

A rectangular wooden tablet in three parts with vertical mounting slots to the reverse, holes for suspension; six lines of cursive Greek script in a dark brown ink to one side; possibly from Late Roman Egypt. 279 grams total, 25.5-30.5cm (10 - 12"). Fair condition, in three components. [3]

Provenance
From the Surain family collection, Belgium; formerly the property of Monsieur Alain Sfez, a Belgian collector; acquired by gift from his father Albert Sfez, 1965; acquired by Albert in the early 1950s; accompanied by eight old photographs and a copy of a provenance declaration by Alain Claude Sfez.


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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

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