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Byzantine Lapis Lazuli Pyxis, 900 AD to 1100 AD
Lapis Lazuli
3 9/10 × 3 in
9.9 × 7.6 cm
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West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
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Barakat Gallery
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Pyxis is the term applied to cylindrical containers used to store valuables since antiquity. During …

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Pyxis is the term applied to cylindrical containers used to store valuables since antiquity. During the Byzantine era their most common function was as a receptacle for the consecrated host. Typically made of lavish materials, such as ivory, this example is nevertheless extraordinary for the expense of the stone. …

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Pyxis is the term applied to cylindrical containers used to store valuables since antiquity. During …

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Pyxis is the term applied to cylindrical containers used to store valuables since antiquity. During the Byzantine era their most common function was as a receptacle for the consecrated host. Typically made of lavish materials, such as ivory, this example is nevertheless extraordinary for the expense of the stone. …

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Byzantine Lapis Lazuli Pyxis, 900 AD to 1100 AD
Lapis Lazuli
3 9/10 × 3 in
9.9 × 7.6 cm
Unique
Contact For Price
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
Have a question? Read our FAQ.