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ROMAN EMPIRE. Circa First Century AD. Bronze Oil Lamp.


Description

ROMAN EMPIRE. Circa First Century AD. Bronze Oil Lamp. Depicting the head of a Roman God or Goddess on the handle, in superb condition and exceptional realistic details in the rendering of the face and hair. A filling hole in shape of a grape bunch is incised through the center of the smaller head; a teardrop-shaped orifice marks the center of the main body of the lamp. A circular base over which the weight of the lamp is concentrated is situated underneath. This fabulous ancient oil lamp is embellished with a stunning natural fine dark green and reddish patina. (Width: 10 inches; Height: 6 inches; Depth: 4 inches. Weight: 1624 grams).

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 Ends Monday, May 10, 2021
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