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Roman - Oil Lamp - Cockerel

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 734

Estimate
GBP (£) 120 - 180
EUR (€) 140 - 200
USD ($) 170 - 250
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £150

ROMAN - OIL LAMP - COCKEREL

Circa 4th-5th century AD. A late Roman North African terracotta lamp; on the discus, a cockerel facing right in relief, surrounded by square and circular Christian symbols on the shoulders; a channel running between discus and nozzle edged by ridges. 105 grams, 111 mm.

Condition
Chip to handle, otherwise very fine with sharp detail.

Provenance
Ex Hornbeam collection.

Footnotes
The image of the cockerel is associated with the god Mercury, the Herald of Dawn.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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