Head of Byzantine empress forms the body of the lamp; long spout; filler hole in form of a flower which also functions as a handle. Rich dark patina; intact.
By 1984: with Mohammad Yeganeh, Bundenweg 7, 6000 Franfurt/Main, Germany; purchased by MFA from Mohammad Yeganeh, June 13, 1984
Otis Norcross Fund
Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, 5th–early 6th century A.D.
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 113.
Height x length: 7 x 22.4 cm (2 3/4 x 8 13/16 in.)
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