Lot 167: Roman orange-ware oil lamp depicting Sothic dog
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A Roman orange-ware oil lamp depicting a Sothic dog, Egypt, c. 2nd Century AD, the animal atop a stand within the central discus, the shoulder adorned with a vine motif. L: 4 in (10.1cm). Light deposits over well-preserved orange slip, carbon deposits from use on the nozzle. Ex collection of John Hibner, acquired in Turkey during military service in the 1960's.
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