A Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp, ca. 1st century CE
RT2102Regular price $575 USD
A large redware oil lamp covered in a deep orange-red slip, with a round body, large handle at the back, and elongated nozzle with large wick hole, sitting on a round base, the sloping shoulders decorated with two registers of incised lines, the concave discus featuring a bounding hare in repoussé over two small filling holes.
Dimensions: Length: 5 inches (12.7 cm), Width: 3 3/8 inches (8.57 cm)
Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall.
Provenance: Private European collection, acquired October 31, 1970.