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BYZANTINE, EARLY CHRISTIAN AND MEDIEVAL ART

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9111. A CHOICE BYZANTINE BRONZE OIL LAMP FILLER, ca. 4th-8th century. The large bronze filler most likely from an early Christian Church, with very ornate openwork frame and large bowl, three tiny knobs on the round base so that it stands freely. 1.4 x 4.75 x 6.2 inches. The finest example I've carried. Museum quality, extremely rare to find such an excellent ornate example. $5000 estimate.
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9112. A CHOICE LATE ROMAN/EARLY BYZANTINE BRONZE OIL LAMP FILLER, ca. 4th-6th century. The filler of standard Roman form but on three prong legs and with ornate incised engraving. 3.3 x 5 inches. Choice condition with superb emerald patina. Very rare. $2500 estimate.
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9113. A CHOICE EARLY MEDIEVAL BRONZE BUCKLE, ca. 4th-6th century AD. The buckle with twin dragon heads above twin birds, an additional head between the two dragons, and another at the bottom. 0.9 x 1.6 inches. Museum quality. One of the finest I've seen. On custom lucite stand. $4500 estimate.
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9114. A CHOICE LATE ROMAN/EARLY MEDIEVAL BUCKLE, ca. 3rd-5th century AD. The bronze buckle plate with molded scene of a warrior pointing his sword at a feline. 1.9 inches. Choice example in excellent condition. On custom lucite stand. Rare. $2500 estimate.
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9115. AN EARLY SLAVIC-GREEK SILVER RING, c. 6th-12th century. The bezel in the form of a cone with large granulations and fine applied twisted rope designs. 31 mm, 18 mm internal. Said to have been found with a hoard of Alexander the Great gold Staters. Scarce. Wearable. $450 estimate.
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9116. A FINE EARLY DARK AGES GLASS VIAL, ca. 5th-6th century. Of fine deep aqua glass with ribbed body and knobbed neck with rolled and expanded rim. Pontil mark at base, some iridescence on neck. 4.8". Tiny pin hole, otherwise excellent condition & very rare. Small museum number in red ink on shoulder. $3500 estimate.
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9117. A LARGE BYZANTINE GLASS BOWL, ca. 5th-8th century AD. The large thin-walled bowl with flat base and high sloping rim. 2.5 x 6.75 inches. Professional repair. Rare. $2500 estimate.
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9118. A BYZANTINE BRONZE RELIQUARY CROSS, ca. 9th-12th century AD. Christ crucified one side with cross above, the Virgin orans on the other, swivel suspension loop above. 3.25 inches. Such reliquaries were used to carry relics of Saints, Martyrs splinters of 'the true cross' and other religious relics. Choice intact example. $3500 estimate.
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9119. ENGLAND, STUART RESTORATION, 1660-1714. Lead merchandise seal. Obv: O..O../..ER../TORIF/D Rv:XXVII half fleur. Avg. condition. Scarce. $250 estimate.
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