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Cock (Finial?)

Byzantine or Islamic ?
11th century
5.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 in.)

Not on view


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Handbook of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Harvard University (Washington, DC, 1955), no.87.

M. Ross, Catalogue of the Byzantine and Early Mediaeval Antiquities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Vol. I, Metalwork, Ceramics, Glass, Glyptics, Painting (Washington, DC, 1962), 50, no. 56, Pl. XXXVIII.

Acquisition History
Elie Bustros, Beirut ( according to Bustros, found in Tyre).
Purchased through R. Tyler (Paris) from Bustros, December, 1949, for Mr. and Mrs. Bliss.
Brought to Dumbarton Oaks by R. Tyler, May 19, 1950.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bliss, August, 1950.
The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.