Lot 1221: Byzantine Cross Decorated Tongs
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 12th-15th century AD. A bronze pair of sprung table tongs formed as flat-section arms with angled lentoid feet, running lozenge-in-circle motifs to the outer faces; one riveted arm, suspension loop finial. 80 grams, 22cm (8 3/4"). Property of an Essex, UK collector; acquired London art market, 1960s-1980s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Very fine condition.