Byzantine Bronze Convex Mount Of a Sitting Beast 8th-12th Century AD.
Byzantine Bronze Convex Mount Of a Sitting Beast In Profile with The Rear Leg Folded Beneath The Body, Tail Coiled Around The Back, Circular Hole To The Side Of The Mouth To Accept a Ring, 8th-12th Century AD.
Byzantine art originated and evolved from the Christianized Greek culture of the Eastern Roman Empire, content from both Christianity and classical Greek mythology were artistically expressed through Hellenistic modes of style and iconography.
Early medieval casting had deep traditions since the Bronze Age. If the Bronze Age was the golden age of bronze casting, the craft didn't die with the coming of iron. Metal casting still played an important social part in the production of jewellery and prestige objects, production of social codes telling about identity and belonging of sworn fidelity and of alliances.
Item Code - BRO2D499TA
Width: 2 1/2" Height: 2 1/2" Depth: 1/2" Weight: 73 g
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