Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp With Floral Motif & Maker’s Mark

Item Description

C. 1st-2nd century AD

A nice example of a Roman oil lamp depicting a floral motif to central discus and volute motif to nozzle. The shoulders are decorated with ovolo patterns with maker’s mark to base which reads, “VOX”, and it has a short, rounded canal nozzle to finish.

Good condition with good strong colour and detail, and some light earthy surface deposits.

Provenance: Ex Oxford Gentleman collection, collected in the 1980’s-90’s.

Size: 85mm length



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