Lot 471: Byzantine Spoon with Snake
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th century AD. A silver spoon with large round bowl with striated edges, inside the bowl is figure of a snake picked out with incised dot decoration; handle of spoon folded over to form a coil. 34 grams, 80mm (3 1/4"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.