Date: 2ND - 4TH CENTURY AD.
Material: TESSERAE STONE.
Provenance: EX: EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION, EX: NYC ANTIQUITIES DEALER.
Condition: INTACT, SUPERB, CAST IN LIGHT CEMENT.
Measurements: 45.75 INCHES LONG, (116.2 CMS), 25.25 INCHES HIGH, (64 CMS).
An exceptionally fine mosaic featuring two tragic theatrical masks in multi coloresd tesserae.
Cf: For a closely related mosaic, (two faces but not masks), see lot 144, Sotheby's New York, Antiquities and Islamic Works of Art, 8 December 2000, (sold for $58,250).