1st-3rd century AD. A bronze oil lamp with concentric rings to the underside, raised rim to the discus, short nozzle with pierced lug (for a hinged cover?), S-curved handle with separate hoop, swooping bird above. See Boucher, S. Inventaire des Collections Publiques Françaises - 17 Vienne: Bronzes Antiques, Paris, 1971, 402-6 for type. 145 grams, 95mm (3 3/4"). From the collection of a European gentleman living in South London; acquired 1970-1980.