Lot 6: Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp - Erotic
November 7, 2016
Louisville, CO, USA
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**Originally listed for 200.
Roman, ca. 1st century CE. This is an attractive terracotta discus-shaped oil lamp with an erotic scene on the discus. It has a concave disk and a rim with ovolo around it; the nozzle is short and round, and the base flat, with a raised ring. Size: 3.3" L x 3" W x 0.8" H (8.4 cm x 7.6 cm x 2 cm)
Provenance: Ex - Private NYC collection
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Condition Report: Intact, with design visible and minor patches of encrustation.