Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp Decorated With A Bear. Fine Detail
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