Lot 1220: Byzantine Holy Water Simpulum
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th-9th century AD. A bronze ladle or simpulum for holy water comprising a broad bowl with rolled rim, round-section handle with baluster, curved end and polyhedral finial. 92 grams, 21.5cm (8 1/2"). Property of an Essex, UK collector; acquired London art market, 1960s-1980s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Very fine condition.