Ancient Roman Oil Lamp

Ancient Roman Oil Lamp

Item Number: 5452

$1,950.00

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Period: circa 1st-2nd CE
Dimensions: 5 1/2" (14 cm) x 3" (7.5 cm); with stand 6"
Material: Bronze
Condition: Excellent
Region: Roman
Provenance: Bought by present owner from Hadassa Antiques in NY, 11/29/90 (have receipt)
Description
A Roman version of bronze oil lamp, unusual due to the graceful handle embellished with a bird . Original hole underneath for mounting which was originally used as it is displayed now in its custom Lucite stand. Intact lid is original to the piece.

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