A late Roman to Byzantine bronze oil lamp, the handle in the form of a prancing horse

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A late Roman to Byzantine bronze oil lamp, the handle in the form of a prancing horse
Stock Number:
y872
$ 2500.00

Description

A late Roman to Byzantine  bronze oil lamp, the handle in the form of a prancing horse.

Ex: S. Kovar Collection, Collected in the 1930's.

Ex: East Australian Trading, Sale No. AA201508, Date: 10 Aug 2015 Lot 1141

Origin:

Circa 5th to 6th Century A.D. Levant

Dimensions:

14 x 8.2 x 12.5 cm

Condition:

The handle has an ancient re-join towards the base, variegated brown and green verdigris patina, the underside and base of handle heavily encrusted.