Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp Decorated With Gladiator & Maker’s Mark
C. 1st-2nd century AD
A fine Roman oil lamp decorated with a gladiator to central discus, within an incised border and a voluted nozzle. Maker’s mark to base which reads: “COPPIRE”.
Intact with good detail and some light earthy surface deposits.
Ref: Similar example in Lampes Antiques by Herve Dejean, planche 58, number L465.
Provenance; Oxford gentleman’s Collection.
Size: 101mm length
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