Ancient Roman One-Ring Suspension Terracotta Lamp

GBP 250.00

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Object Description

A rare Ancient Roman terracotta one-ring suspension lamp. Featuring a flat rim, separated from the flat discus by a continuous ridge surrounding most of the discus and nozzle, leaving a straight broad channel between discus and wick-hole. Symmetrically placed lug on each lower side of shoulder. Discus features a central ring handle for suspension with a filling-hole on each side. Protruding round-tipped nozzle. Base marked off by concentric circles.

Date: Circa 1st Century BC – 1st Century AD

Object History

From a specialist collection of Roman oil lamps formed by Robertson Brockie (deceased), all acquired before 2008 from a central London ADA gallery; Southport Lancashire.

Object Condition

Very fine condition. Signs of aging to the surface

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:6.3 x x D:8.45 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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