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A Byzantine Bronze Oil Bottle, Byzantine Empire, ca. 7th century CE

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A Byzantine Bronze Oil Bottle, Byzantine Empire, ca. 7th century CE
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A Byzantine Bronze Oil Bottle, Byzantine Empire, ca. 7th century CE, ca. 7th century CE:
Medium: Bronze
The bulbous body tapers to form a narrow neck and flared rim, with ridged shoulder and decorative knobs around the rim.Bottles of this form often contained bath oils. The knobs protruding from its rim (prunts) provided a grip should the bottle become slippery.

Dimensions: Height: 4 3/4 inches (12.1 cm)
Reference No: 467

PROVENANCE: The Nourollah Elghanayan Collection of Ancient Art, assembled 1950-1970's. Nourollah Elghanayan (1915 - 2009), NYC, Iranian-born businessman started buying land in Manhattan in the 1950s and 1960s focusing on Manhattan property on Second and Third avenues. His sons turned the holdings into a booming real-estate business. Now, the family is worth $1.9 billion and has more than 20 million square feet of residential and commercial holdings to its name, split among two firms.

OUR GUARANTEE: We hereby certify the above item to be authentic and due diligence conducted to ensure stated provenance. We strictly adhere to the code of Conduct established by the Association of Dealers & Collectors of Ancient & Ethnographic Art and have established, to the best of our ability, the object(s) have not been illegally obtained from the country of origin, excavation, architectural monument, public institution or private property. A Certificate of Authenticity is provided with every object.
Condition
Showing signs of usage with ancient dents in the body, but intact and in very condition overall with good green brown patina.
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A Byzantine Bronze Oil Bottle, Byzantine Empire, ca. 7th century CE

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
Jul 28, 2022
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0173: A Byzantine Bronze Oil Bottle, Byzantine Empire, ca. 7th century CE

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Est. $1,000 - $1,500Starting Price $500
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Jul 28, 2022 2:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0173 Details

Description
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A Byzantine Bronze Oil Bottle, Byzantine Empire, ca. 7th century CE, ca. 7th century CE:
Medium: Bronze
The bulbous body tapers to form a narrow neck and flared rim, with ridged shoulder and decorative knobs around the rim.Bottles of this form often contained bath oils. The knobs protruding from its rim (prunts) provided a grip should the bottle become slippery.

Dimensions: Height: 4 3/4 inches (12.1 cm)
Reference No: 467

PROVENANCE: The Nourollah Elghanayan Collection of Ancient Art, assembled 1950-1970's. Nourollah Elghanayan (1915 - 2009), NYC, Iranian-born businessman started buying land in Manhattan in the 1950s and 1960s focusing on Manhattan property on Second and Third avenues. His sons turned the holdings into a booming real-estate business. Now, the family is worth $1.9 billion and has more than 20 million square feet of residential and commercial holdings to its name, split among two firms.

OUR GUARANTEE: We hereby certify the above item to be authentic and due diligence conducted to ensure stated provenance. We strictly adhere to the code of Conduct established by the Association of Dealers & Collectors of Ancient & Ethnographic Art and have established, to the best of our ability, the object(s) have not been illegally obtained from the country of origin, excavation, architectural monument, public institution or private property. A Certificate of Authenticity is provided with every object.
Condition
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Showing signs of usage with ancient dents in the body, but intact and in very condition overall with good green brown patina.

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