Two Roman red ware oil lamps 2

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Lot 394
Two Roman red ware oil lamps
2

Sold for £ 960 (US$ 1,193) inc. premium

Antiquities

28 Oct 2009, 10:30 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Two Roman red ware oil lamps
North Africa, Circa 4th-6th Century A.D.
Including a large two-wick oil lamp, the discus decorated with a krater within a moulded border of repeat square and circle pattern, the later circular thumb-plate moulded with a partially naked female figure flanked by twins within a geometric border, 5in (13cm) high; and a large two-wick oil lamp, the discus moulded with a chi-rho monogram within a geometric border, the later leaf-shaped thumb-plate decorated with curling foliage, 6in (15cm) high, some restoration, both thumb plates are later additions and Not Ancient (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Ex German collection, Trier.
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