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LOT 0090

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GBP (£) 8,000 - 10,000
EUR (€) 8,830 - 11,040
USD ($) 9,770 - 12,210

Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £7,200
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Large Roman Mosaic Panel with Pair of Ostriches

2nd-3rd century AD

A large mosaic frieze depicting a pair of courting ostriches with the male chasing the female to the right, on a background of wind-blown leaves; both the birds with ruffled feathers, the one to the left peering behind; composed of small tesserae in mainly earth colours with matrix border. 47.6 kg, 95.5 x 123.5cm (37 1/2 x 48 1/2"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
Acquired by the current owner in 2006 as a wedding gift; formerly in the collection of a important French gentleman, collection formed since early 1960s.


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


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