Byzantine Bronze Polycandelon
A Medieval Byzantine bronze polycandelon, or oil lamp chandelier, consisting of a hemispherical bronze frame suspended from three chains attached to a bronze cross, with six circular openings to hold oil lamps.
Ca. 6th-8th century AD.
cf.: S. D. Campbell, ed., The Malcove Collection, (Toronto, 1985), cat. no. 57, p. 59.
Formerly in the G. B. collection, New York.