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Lot 0224A
A pair of 2 matching Roman ceramic lamps, Levant, c. 2nd Century AD, mold-made, each features a central rosette around the fill-hole and beaded border setting it off from the spout. The knob handle possesses two lobes and on bottom a shallow ring foot. Both about 4 1/8 in (10 cm) in length. Each is intact with light deposits. Scarce to find lamps from the same mold. Cf. Musee du Louvre: Lampes en Terre Cuite Grecques et Lampes en Terre Cuite Chretiennes (Greek and Christian Terracotta oil lamps from the Louvre) 121-123; Ex Northern Virginia private collection.

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A pair of 2 matching Roman ceramic lamps, Levant

Estimate $180 - $300May 04
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Montrose, CA, USA
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