Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp Of Two Palm Leaves & Maker’s Mark To Base

Item Description

C. 2nd-3rd century AD
A Roman oil lamp depicting two large palm leaves to central discus with marker’s mark to base which reads: “L MVNPHILE” and crescent below.
Intact with some earthy surface deposits, good detail and a nice example
Ref: Similar example in Lamps Antiques by Herve Dejean, planche 90.
Oxford gentleman’s collection acquired over forty years.
103mm length



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