Lot 6809

A rare Early Byzantine marble oil lamp, 6th - 7th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | O86kua | Online auction | 905 Lots

Hammer price € 440

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Description

Marble lamp with long open snout. Base and shaft undecorated, on the actual body of the vessel circular eye decoration in fields. The rim decorated with regular indentations. The latter and the circular eyes highlighted by dark inlays on the light marble. On the bottom remains of an old collection sticker. In old times broken and glued at the top of the shaft. Minimal chipping on the muzzle (on the inside right) and on the foot. Rare and because of its simple refinement impressive lamp. Height 13.5 cm.

Provenance: From a Viennese private collection.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 905 lots. The auction starts on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 12:00 am. The pre-sale view will take place from 2.12. until 5.12.2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).