Bronze replica of a cast bronze lampstand. The shaft is formed as a baluster, flaring out onto a tripod base with horses’ hooves for feet. On the top, it features a vertical tenon for holding the lamp in place. Lamps of this type where widespread in the Eastern Mediterranean area during the 5th - 7th century. They were used to light up churches and houses and were often given as wedding gifts.
33 x 23 cm