Lot 1222: Byzantine Liturgical Aspergillum
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-12th century AD. A bronze aspergillum or liturgical implement used to sprinkle holy water, comprising an octagonal-section shank with collars and suspension ring; hollow-formed ovoid bulb with openwork bands and metallic bead inside. 70 grams, 12.5cm (5"). Property of an Essex, UK collector; acquired London art market, 1960s-1980s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.