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Roman Empire, Imperial Period, ca. 1st to 3rd century CE. A slender and attractive mold-made vessel that features a raised ring base with recessed center, steep sloped bottom with sharply-angled sides, a narrow wick spout with a raised dot pattern, a small fill hole, a petite tab thumb rest, and flat shoulders showing two raised bunches of grapes flanking either side of the fill hole. Size: 4.375" L x 2.5" W x 1.25" H (11.1 cm x 6.4 cm x 3.2 cm).

Provenance: private Orange County, California collection, acquired before 2000

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Repaired from several pieces, minor char marks near wick spout, horizontal striations encircling, bottom, and encrustations and mineral deposits throughout.

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Roman Pottery Oil Lamp - Grape Motif

Estimate $100 - $150Sep 25, 2017
Louisville, CO, USA