Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp With Shell & Maker’s Mark

Item Description

C. 1st-2nd century AD

A nice example of a Roman oil lamp a shell  to central discus and volute motif to nozzle, with ovolo pattern to shoulders. It has a short, rounded canal nozzle with maker’s to base inscribed with the letters: “O H”.

Small chip to base nozzle otherwise fine detail with some light earthy surface deposits.

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

Size: 84mm length



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