Coptic Erotic Limestone Figural Relief

 

14778. Coptic Erotic Limestone Figural Relief

Circa 5th to 6th Century AD

High relief carved with a naked boy leaning behind a foliate branch, probably picking grapes.

Size: 11-1/2 inches H x 13 inches W; overall with stand: 12 inches H. Provenance: Ex Private Collection from 936 5th Avenue NY. Acquired prior to 1970; Appearing on a 1978-79 Chubb insurance schedule.

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