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LOT 0140

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 480 - 720
USD ($) 540 - 820

Opening Bid
£360 (EUR 430; USD 490) (+bp*)

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Roman Oil Lamp with Chi-Rho within Portico

5th-7th century AD

A terracotta oil lamp composed of a squat body with D-section wall, circular discus and oval nozzle, triangular lug handle and shallow basal ring, discus with shallow depression and two circular filling holes, decorated with a Chi-Rho monogram within a portico in relief, lozenges and stylised dolphins around the shoulder. 103 grams, 11.4cm (4 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
With a London ADA member's gallery, 1970-1990s.
North Country collection, deceased.