Late Byzantine Incense Burner with Chain

Culture: Byzantine
Period: 14th-15th century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 36 cm high (including chain); 10 cm in diameter (bowl)
Price: Sold
Ref: 3145
Provenance: Southern German private collection prior to 1981. Thence Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter, Frankfurt. With a certificate of Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter, inventory number 05211.
Condition: Intact with the original chain.
Description: The ovoid bronze bowl has a rounded bottom with a perforation where once possibly another pendant hung. Below the estuary two holes opposite each other where both chains, with almost the same length, were attached. Both chains meet in an eyelet, which ends as a large hook. Between the links ornamental sheets. Mounted.