Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp with Makers Mark

GBP 595.00

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Object Description

A Roman terracotta moldmade oil lamp with a decorated discus and ring handle. The lamp features a rounded nozzle and plain, undecorated shoulders. A circular groove separates the shoulders and decorative discus scene. Two deeply incised adorn the discus, placed either side of the filling hole. The reverse features a base mark and maker’s mark to the centre. The letters L . M. ADI[EC] can be seen. The last two letters obscured by a large chip.

Date: Circa AD 90-140.

Object History

Ex major S.M., London, Collection 1970-2010.

Object Condition

Condition: Very fine. Chip to the reverse and nozzle. Wear to the slip.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:6.5 x x D:9.5 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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