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Click on the image below to get zoomed view of the Item Byzantine Bronze Censer Byzantine, circa 6th-7th Century A.D. The rounded bowl rests on a low ring foot decorated with incised concentric circles, the everted rim with three raised loops, suspended from chains joined to a loop and hook.Censers, also referred to as incense burners, are often difficult to differentiate from lamps, which they resemble because they share a number of similar characteristics. Therefore, this particular example although very likely an incense burner may have been used as a lamp.Height of bowl: 5.2cmDiameter of bowl: 10cmHeight wih chain: 27cm (as shown) Height (cm): 27 Provenance: with Archaeologia Gallery, pre 1983. Condition: Completely intact with no traces of restoration or modern filling. In very good condition for the type. Bibliography: cf. Ariadne; Byzantium, The light in the age of darkness, p. 53, no. 2 & 3, for suspended censers. OUR GUARANTEE Buy with confidence, shop with ease, and rest assured that all our objects are genuine ancient works of art, backed by our lifetime guarantee of authenticity. We are dedicated to both the satisfaction of our customers and to the authenticity of our ancient works of art. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, for any reason, we will refund you in full within 10 days of the purchase date or an exchange within 30 days of the purchase date. We are proud members of CINOA and AADLA and adhere to strict standards and code of ethics. Founded in 1935, C.I.N.O.A. Confédération Internationale des Négociants en Oeuvres d'Art - non-profit international federation of dealer associations. The association binds its dealers to strict standards of quality, expertise and integrity, and a mission to protect national heritages and eliminate traffic of stolen art. Founded in 1926, A.A.D.L.A. Art and Antique Dealers League of America, is the oldest and principal antiques and fine arts organization in America. The league has strict standards for accepting members into the organization and include nearly 110 members. --> All items sold by Medusa-art.com are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. ABOUT US Since 1996, Medusa-art.com has offered art collectors, dealers and museums with important, well-preserved Egyptian antiquities and Classical works of art to be admired in private residences and public exhibits around the world. Our collection embraces the rich cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea, the early civilizations of the modern Middle East and ancient Egypt. We have proudly built our reputation by providing exceptional pleces, offering superior customer service and forming long-term relationships with our valued customers, who I consider friends. As we continue to share a common appreciation and person for the riches of the past. We pride ourselves in facilitating the possession of these ancient treasures for generations of enjoyment. SHIPPING FREE SHIPPING to USA, E.U., Canada, United Kingdom, Asia and Australia. Packages are dispatched once payment has cleared. Items that need special packaging may be delayed; If this is the case you will be notified. Every Item is carefully packaged to ensure safe arrival. Documents including certificate of authenticity, invoice and reference documents are shipped separately by stardard airmail. © Medusa Ancient Art, Inc.
Material: Bronze, Provenance: with Archaeologia Gallery, pre 1983.
with Archaeologia Gallery, pre 1983.