Roman Oil Lamp: Philosopher

 

Roman Oil Lamp: Philosopher

An ancient Roman pottery oil lamp with an image of a seated philosopher in the center discus.

Ca. 1st - 2nd century AD.
Length: 3 5/8 in. (9 cm).

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. 12, Q 875.

Formerly in the George R. Francoeur Trust, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, #488.

Inv#: 7730

$750

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