A Medieval Byzantine bronze polycandelon, or oil lamp chandelier, consisting of a hemispherical bronze frame suspended from three chains attached to a bronze cross, with six circular openings to hold oil lamps. Width: 17 in.
A BYZANTINE BRONZE CENSOR CIRCA CENTURY A. On tripod feet, decorated on exterior with concentric lines, three attachment loops on the rim, suspended from three chains with central cross pendant and attachment hook above
Hanging Lamp with a Hand Holding a Cross Date: made restored and possibly reconfigured Culture: Byzantine Medium: Copper alloy Dimensions: Overall: 13 x 16 in. x cm) Overall (with stem mount and plate): 18 x 16 in. x cm) Classification: Metalwork-Bronze
OBJECT NAME Polycandelon with 3 Lamps PLACE MADE Eastern Mediterranean Byzantine Empire DIMENSIONS a) Overall H: 11.1 cm, Diam: 8.6 cm; b) Overall H: 10.6 cm, Diam: 9 cm; c) Overall H: 11.4 cm, Diam 8.9 cm; d) H: 3.8 cm, W: 4.6 cm, Diam: 15 cm; d) Chains L: 32.9 cm DATE 500-599