A Roman terracotta lamp with busts of Isis and Serapis, 2nd Century AD, the central discus bordered by a ridge, ovolo pattern on the shoulder, the nozzle short and rounded with pinched handle at back. On bottom, flattened base with double-incised circle. 4 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in (12 x 8.9 cm). Isis and Serapis were two of the most widespread and popular deities during the 1st and 2nd Century in the Roman empire. A nice example with good detail and light deposits. Ex collection of Cecil Martin, FL; Ex Bonham's, 1990's.
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections , the effects of aging, or repair/restoration work. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid, and we will be happy to give you a full overview of the items' condition. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource LLC's Conditions of Sale.