PROPERTY FROM THE CATTAUI FAMILY COLLECTION
A BYZANTINE BRONZE BASIN
CIRCA 6TH CENTURY A.D.
Of hammered sheet, with a flat base, vertical sides and a wide flaring rim, the interior and exterior with lathe-turned concentric bands, with two handles each in the form of a spindle, the circular ends with incised bisecting lines, joined to the basin by two curving strut, each with a leaf-shaped plate
15 ¾ in. (40 cm.) wide
with Jean-Philippe Mariaud de Serres, Paris.
Acquired by the Cattaui family, Switzerland, prior to 1993.