Lot 140

A GROUP OF BYZANTINE SILVER IMPLEMENTS Circa 6th – 10th Century A.D. Including three spoons, one with a large leaf-shaped bowl, another with a twisted handle with a section of gold leaf added later; a spatula incised on one side of the blade with a cross, topped with an inlaid gold disc, the other side incised with a star; an implement with a flat terminal, incised with a stylised figure; and four other implements, 9.7 – 20.9cm long, (9) Provenance: Ex Bonham’s Knightsbridge, Antiquities, 13th April 2000, lot 11; Private London collection, acquired from the above sale.

Estimate: £500-£700