A BYZANTINE BRONZE LAMP AND STAND
circa 5th-6th century a.d.
The lamp with parallel curving handles in the form of tendrils merging in the center to form a single leaf surmounted by a small cross, the hinged domed lid with a knobbed finial, incised tendrils on the shoulders, the stand with a high-walled drip pan, the slender, elongated baluster with knobs and rings, supported by a bell-shaped base with tripod feet
19 in. (48.2 cm.) high