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LOT 0628

Estimate
GBP (£) 250 - 350
EUR (€) 300 - 420
USD ($) 340 - 480

Opening Bid
£225 (EUR 269; USD 306) (+bp*)

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Hellenistic and Egyptian Votive Lamp Collection

1st century BC and earlier

A mixed group of four miniature votive ceramic oil lamps, comprising: one slipper-shaped with raised knop to shoulder, decorated with geometric motifs in relief, related to the Petrie's group of dolphin lamps; one globular-bodied with discoid nozzle; one with discoid body and 'square' nozzle; one twin-nozzle type with loop handle and roundel of circular recesses to the discus. 70 grams total, 40-65mm (1 1/2 - 2 1/2"). Fine condition. Rare. [4]

Provenance
From the collection of a deceased gentleman, Preston, Lancashire, UK; acquired from a central London ADA member's gallery before 2000.