EARLY BYZANTINE BRONZE STEELYARD WEIGHT, CIRCA 6TH – 7TH CENTURY A.D.

$4,500.00

Culture: Byzantine
Date: circa 6th – 7th century A.D.
Medium: Bronze
Condition: Intact, with green patina throughout.
Provenance: Ex- Bavarian collection, Munich, prior to 2000.
Dimensions: H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm.)
Ref No. BY1122

Description

Steelyard weight in the form of a bust of Athena.

cf: Gorny & Mosch, December 2015, lot 49; Christie’s London, Fine antiquities, December 1986, lot 197.