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LOT 0105

Estimate
GBP (£) 800 - 1,000
EUR (€) 910 - 1,140
USD ($) 1,020 - 1,270

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£720 (EUR 823; USD 918) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Roman Oil Lamp with Panther Handle

2nd century AD

A bronze oil lamp with piriform body and D-shaped nozzle, conical base, handle formed as a D-section bar with floral finial and leaping panther to the centre. 490 grams, 18cm (7"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London gentleman; acquired London art market, 1970-1980.

Literature
Cf. Rolland, H. Bronzes Antiques de Haute Provence, Paris, 1965, item 400 for panther.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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Lots 700 - 1400
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