Lot 6: Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp - Erotic

Artemis Gallery

November 7, 2016, 8:00 AM PST
Louisville, CO, US
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Description: **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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#115448
Condition Report: Intact, with design visible and minor patches of encrustation.
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