Lot 495: Byzantine Oil Lamp with Crescent Reflector
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th-7th century AD. A small bronze lamp with discoid base, D-section bowl and nozzle, flat upper face, loop handle to the rear with crescent reflector. Cf. Bailey, D.M. A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum. IV. Lamps of Metal and Stone and Lampstands, London, 1988, item 3797 for type. 114 grams, 77mm (3"). Property of a London gentleman; formerly the property of a Surrey gentleman, acquired 1970s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.