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BZ.1950.26–27, Lamp and Stand

BZ.1950.26–27, Lamp and Stand

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, fourth–fifth century

Bronze, 40.6 cm x 17.8 cm x 12.7 cm (16 in. x 7 in. x 5 in.)

Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this lamp and stand from the Beirut dealer Elias (Elie) Bustros through Royall Tyler on August 1 and September 14, 1949; the Blisses gave the lamp and stand to Dumbarton Oaks in August 1950.