5 June 2014
This lot is offered without a reserve
THREE BYZANTINE SILVER COSMETIC INSTRUMENTS
CIRCA 6TH CENTURY A.D.
Including a nail cleaner with a flattened forked terminal, an ear scoop with a circular shallow bowl on long thin shaft, and a tooth pick curved at a right angle, each with an intricate openwork shaft below, divided into rectangular sections, with straight and twisted patterning, terminating in a perforation for suspension
Tallest: 3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high (3)
Brian Grover, Dorset, England, 1950s.
with Parthenon Gallery, London.
with Charles Ede, London, 2005 (Cypriot and Roman Antiquities, no. 49).
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