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Wed, Mar 27, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 421

Roman or Byzantine Bronze Dove Oil Lamp

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$500,000 $25,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
$10,000,000 $100,000
A small late Roman to Early Byzantine bronze dove oil lamp, possibly a Christian Lampada, ca. 4th-5th century CE. Likely from the time of the First Council of Nicaea.
Height: 2 3/4 in width: 5 in x depth: 2 in.

Condition

No major bends, breaks, dents, or losses. Discoloration to the metal throughout as expected from age. Some dirt/dust gathered in the recessed areas of the work.

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