November 6, 2016, 10:00 AM PST
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Lot 152: A nice Roman ceramic lamp(9 views)
|Your max bid:
(Enter more than $100)
Estimate: $200 - $250
Description: A nice Roman ceramic lamp, c. AD 90 - 140, with circular body and short rounded nozzle, the plain discus, with fill-hole at center, set off from the shoulder by molded rim, ring handle at rear. On bottom a base ring with plain center. L: 4 in (10.8 cm). Some restoration to top of handle brown slip covered with heavy soot from use in antiquity. Cf. Bailey, Vol. III, no. Q158 for a near identical example. Ex property from the collection of Joseph Klein (1899-1987), New York City. Mr. Klein sought out and acquired these souvenirs as part of his vast collecting interests. Said to have collected in the manner of an 18th century connoisseur, his overall collection showcased his diverse array of artifacts acquired over a period of 45 years and included the art of ancient China, Egypt, Persia, Greece and Rome.
12. If the auction invoice is not paid for in full when due per invoice terms, the unpaid balance will bear interest at the highest rate permitted by law until paid in full. If the matter is referred to an attorney for collection, bidder agrees to pay all reasonable attorney fees, court costs and other collection cost incurred by Ancient Resource LLC. to collect past due invoices and that the services of process by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, shall be sufficient to confer "in personam" jurisdiction over bidder.