306 • A Byzantine Constellated Alabaster Paten

306 • A Byzantine Constellated Alabaster Paten

Byzantine Empire, 10th–11th century
Size: 33.5 cm diameter

from
JEAN-CLAUDE CIANCIMINO’s
Alchemical toy-cupboard

For a silver-gilt mounted alabaster paten in the Treasury of San Marco, see: David Buckton (ed.), The Treasury of Saint Marco, Venice, no. 25, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1984.