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    Sale 7661

    Icons and Artefacts from The Orthodox World

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 53

    A BRONZE POLYKANDELON BYZANTINE, 5TH-7TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE POLYKANDELON BYZANTINE, 5TH-7TH CENTURY
    An openwork disk, the centre shaped like a cross, the external ring with six decorative lozenges alternating with six loops which would receive the oil receptacles; suspended by chains, with a cross and a hanging hook on the top Diameter: 9½ in. (24.1 cm); Chain: 33½ in. (85.2 cm)


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    Provenance

    From a Private German Collection formed in the 1990s.


    Saleroom Notice

    From a Private German Collection formed in the 1990s.