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Roman Redware Oil Lamp from Ephesus

Lot 0287
**Originally Listed At $200**

Roman Empire, Imperial Period, found in Western Turkey near Ephesus, ca. 2nd to 4th century CE. A kettle-shaped red slip terracotta vessel featuring a slightly concave base with white encrustations, rounded sides, a folded handle which was pierced at one time, a fill hole surrounded by concentric rings, and a protruding tubular wick spout. Size: 3" L x 2.5" W x 1.5" H (7.6 cm x 6.4 cm x 3.8 cm).

Provenance: private Schroeder collection, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, acquired before 1970

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Surface wear commensurate with age, minor loss and char mark to wick spout, and heavy encrustations throughout.

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Roman Redware Oil Lamp from Ephesus

Estimate $300 - $450Mar 25, 2019
Louisville, CO, USA