Roman Bronze Oil Lamp

An ancient Roman bronze oil lamp with an integral foot, recessed discuss, hinge for the lid (now missing) and suspension loops for chains.

Ca. 2nd century BC - 2nd century AD.
Length: 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm).
cf.: Donald M. Bailey, A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum. IV. Lamps of Metal and Stone, and Lampstands, (London, 1996), pl. 44, 3664 PRB.
Formerly in the George R. Francoeur Trust, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, #425.
Inv#: 7717
Guaranteed Authentic


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