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Lot 0107
A medieval period Coptic pilgrim flask. Saint Menas on one side, flanked by camels, and arms outstretched in blessing. A quincunx, representing a cross on left side, remains of cross on right side. Reverse has wreath design with Coptic cross in center. Dimensions: 3-1/8" H x 2-3/4" W; weight: 3.3 oz. Provenance: Discovered in the Black Sea region, 1960's. Ex. private collection, New York, NY

Condition

Loss to handle and partial restoration. Chips at mouth.

Starting Bid

$100.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

Terracotta Pilgrim Flask, Coptic Egypt ca. 480 - 650

Estimate $375 - $450Mar 10, 2018
290 9th Avenue, 16H
New York, NY 10001
United States
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