Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp Decorated With A Bear. Fine Detail

Item Description

C. 1st-2nd century AD

A beautiful Roman oil lamp decorated with a bear to central discus within an incised linear border and a voluted nozzle to finish.

Small chip to voluted nozzle and boars head otherwise intact with fine detail and good colour.

Ref: Lampes Antiques by H. Dejean, planche 19.

Provenance: Ex Oxford Gentleman’s Collection, acquired over forty years.

Size: 107mm length



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