Ancient Roman bronze Oil Lamp. Ring handle with ornamental leaf-shaped thumb rest. Concentric rings around the filling hole and long spout with circular opening for the wick.
The use of bronze was a luxurious alternative to oil lamps made from pottery or clay and a sign of the wealth of its owner.
Length: 106,3 mm
Height: 68,4 mm
Width: 63,2 mmm
Condition: fair condition, some damage to the bottom. Signs of wear consistent with age and use. See images.
Shipping: registered and insured parcel.
Certificate of Authenticity available upon request (pdf-format).
Purchased by the current owner from at a Dutch antiques fair in 2020, previously from T.M.
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- Romain antique
- Nombre d’objets
- Lampe à huile
- Siècle/ Période
- 3rd century AD
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