TERRA CHIARA OILLAMP, CHRIST MONOGRAM

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TERRA CHIARA OILLAMP, CHRIST MONOGRAM

Pear-shaped body, elongated nozzle, pointed handle, shoulder with concentric circles alternating with palmettes, discus
decorated with XP (Chi-Rho) monogram, bejewelled with beads.
Ex priv. coll. L.v.R., Netherlands 1987-2018.

L. 15 cm. Intact
4th-5th cent. AD, North Africa

Cf. J.J. Hermann Jr., A. van den Hoek, Light from the Age of Augustine-Late Antique Ceramics from North Africa, Cambridge 2002, p. 62, no. 52

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