12 June 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
A BYZANTINE BRONZE OIL LAMP
Circa 6th Century A.D.
Pear-shaped with an upturned nozzle, with a large cross surmounting the ring handle, the hinged domed lid with a knob finial, the underside with a square socket to accommodate the pricket of a stand
8 in. (20.3 cm) long
Baron G. Giudice
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This lot is being sold not subject to a reserve.
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