Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp – Original Paperwork

£295.00

Ca.400 AD. A mould-made red slipware terracotta oil-burning lamp with a flat base , smooth side walls, ovolo-variant shoulders with a repeating curvilinear motif.

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SKU: W219

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Description

Ca.400 AD. A mould-made red slipware terracotta oil-burning lamp with a flat base , smooth side walls, ovolo-variant shoulders with a repeating curvilinear motif, a recessed tondo depitcing a winged cherub; a miniscule vent hole, a small fill hole, and a larger heart-shaped wick spout; including the original paperowrk.

Size: L:48mm / W:102mm ; 48g

Provenance: Property of a British collector; originally in Arno Jumperz, Leverkusen (Germany) collection