A small polycandelon
Lot 139
A Byzantine bronze polycandelon
Sold for £18,000 (US$ 30,254) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Byzantine bronze polycandelon
Circa 5th-7th Centuries A.D.
In the form of an openwork disc with a central cruciform motif, surrounded by a ring of six circular openings for lamps, each interpersed with geometric cut-out motifs, the border with a serrated edge, suspended from a central hook and loop by three flat chains and hooks, 7¼in (18.4cm) diam of disc


  • Provenance:
    Property of a European private collector, 1960s - present day.