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Roman Oil Lamp with Cockerel

Lot 1022
1st-2nd century AD. A terracotta squat oil lamp with basal ring, broad piriform body with low nozzle, band of crescents to the shoulder, high-relief cockerel to the discus. See Bémont, C. Lampes en Terre Cuites, Paris, 2007 for discussion. 59 grams, 91mm (3 3/4"). From a North West London collection; previously acquired in the 1980s. [No Reserve]


Very fine condition.

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Roman Oil Lamp with Cockerel

Estimate £80 - £100May 23, 2018