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Lot 1023
The ancient Romans typically made oil lamps using clay. Into one hole was poured the oil, whilst a second hole housed the wick. Designs varied widely. The present example features a sleek smooth appearance, and is uncharacteristically pleasing to the eye. Small chips inone area; otherwise fully intact. The exact age of this piece is uncertain, but was made no later than the 5th century A.D. Dimensions: about 3" x 2.5" x 1". $100.00 reserve JC-30101-21

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