Miniature pyxis with royal figures; musicians; & dancers.
15th c Byzantine Byzantine (Late) Applied Arts
LATE BYZANTINE Anonymous
(active c. 1204 - c. 1453)
Washington D.C. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collections.
Possibly made in Thessaloniki (Thessalonica). Depicts two Byzantine royal families: John VII Palaeologus; his wife Irene; and their son Andronicus; and Manuel II Palaeologus; his wife Helen; and their son John VIII.