Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp With Rosette

Item Description

C. 1st-2nd century AD

A nice example of a Roman oil lamp decorated with a four-petal rosette, with four leaves are between, and volute motif to nozzle. The maker’s mark to reverse which reads, “AN”, and it has a short, rounded canal nozzle to finish.

Good condition with nice detail and some light earthy surface deposits.

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

Size: 83mm length



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