ROMAN BRONZE OILLAMP

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ROMAN BRONZE OILLAMP
Round body with large flling-hole, pear-shaped, projecting nozzle, crescent-shaped thumb-plate above vertical ring handle; at base of either side of nozzle and in centre of crescent small suspension rings; at underside base concentric circles.

Ex priv. coll. I.B., France, acq. 2000
L. 10,3 cm. Dark patina, tip of crescent terminals missing

1st cent. AD

Cf. T.Szentléleky, Ancient Lamps, Budapest 1969, nr. 278, coarse surface; H. Menzel, Antike Lampen, Mainz 1969, Nr. 682

 2.000

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