Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp Depicting Scallop Shell & Maker’s Mark
C. 1st century AD
A nice Roman oil lamp depicting a scallop shell to central discus, within an incised border and a voluted nozzle. The base of the nozzle is decorated with a palm frond and maker’s mark to base of a sandal.
Small chip to edge otherwise intact with good detail.
Ref: Lamps Antiques by H. Dejean, planche 63.
Provenance: London Art Market, pre 1992.
Size: 80mm length