Roman Oil Lamp: Lion

 

Roman Oil Lamp: Lion

An ancient Roman pottery oil lamp with an image of a bounding male lion in the center discus, the reverse with a potter's stamp: J.

Ca. 1st century AD.
Length: 3 3/4 in. (9.7 cm).
Intact.

cf.: Donald M. Bailey, A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum. II. Roman Lamps made in Italy. London: The Trustees of the British Museum, 1980, pl. 3, Q 779, pl. 11, Q 866.

Formerly in the George R. Francoeur Trust, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, #377 (old inv. no. 774).

Inv#: 7729

$1,000

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