• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 141

    A BYZANTINE BRONZE POLYCANDELON

    CIRCA 10TH-12TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A BYZANTINE BRONZE POLYCANDELON
    CIRCA 10TH-12TH CENTURY A.D.
    Of circular openwork form with nine circular holes for lamps, the three suspension chains each composed of two rectangular panels with undulating edges, with cross and solid rod above
    12½ in. (32 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    From a private German collection formed in the 1990s.