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Roman - Oil Lamp - Cupid Playing with Hercules' Club and Spear

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 732

Estimate
GBP (£) 350 - 500
EUR (€) 390 - 560
USD ($) 490 - 700
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Price (+bp): £270 (EUR 304; USD 380)
ROMAN - OIL LAMP - CUPID PLAYING WITH HERCULES' CLUB AND SPEAR

Circa 1st-2nd century AD. A reddish-buff type P lamp; on the discus, Cupid playing with Hercules' club and spear, bordered by encircling grooved bands; with an angular volute nozzle and maker's name inscribed on the base; with a pierced loop handle. 45.58 grams, 100.24 mm.

Condition
Very fine.

Provenance
Ex Hon. Robert Erskine collection, with photocopy of lamp inscribed with collectors notes. Probably from North Africa.

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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