Byzantine Ceramic Greek Fire Grenade

Byzantine Ceramic Greek Fire Grenade
Ca. 800 - 1200 AD

Ca. 800 - 1200 AD Byzantine hollow ceramic vessel with the barrel-shaped, decorated body; domed top and conical base, short neck with narrow slot. Intended to be filled with explosive liquid and used as a hand grenade. Size: L:130mm / W:88mm ; 355g Good condition. Provenance: Property of a N.L.G;; previously acquired on the UK/European art market in the 1980s; All Items sold by Pax Romana Auctions come with a professional Certificate of Authenticity. If you wish the item to be accompanied by a quality, CUSTOM MADE STAND, please contact us after the auction. We can provide it for an extra charge of £10.

Lot details
Greek Fire Grenade
Century/ Timeframe
Ca. 800 - 1200 AD
Good Condition, See Photo
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