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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 211

    A BYZANTINE BRONZE AND LEAD LOCK

    CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BYZANTINE BRONZE AND LEAD LOCK
    CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
    The rectangular box casing of lead containing a moveable bronze bar-shaped bolt, square in section, with incised and punched decoration consisting of cross and circular motifs
    Bronze bolt: 11¾ in. (30 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    With N. Koutoulakis, Paris, 1970s.