A Roman bronze oil lamp
Lot 51*
A Roman bronze oil lamp
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Roman bronze oil lamp
Lot Details
A Roman bronze oil lamp
Circa 1st Century A.D.
In the form of an ithyphallic satyr with his chin resting on the filler hole, his exaggerated phallus forming the nozzle, a small bird at his left leg, 4in (10cm) long

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  • Provenance:
    McManus Collection, Virginia, formed in the 1950s.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
    Specialist - Antiquities
    Bonhams
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    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
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