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Greek large glazed pottery oil lamp

G225

£175.00

In stock

An unusually large wheel-turned pottery oil lamp with a black glazed surface and single pierced lug on the shoulder.

Culture
Greek, c. 3rd Century BC

Size
16.2 x 10.8 cms

Condition
Surface wear and chipping as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. collection: Sir William Whitfield (1920-2019), St Helen Hall, St Helen Auckland, Co. Durham, UK; acquired in the UK during the 1940’s.

Sir William Whitfield was a prominent architect during the 1960’s and 1970’s, for further reading please see:
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/apr/03/sir-william-whitfield-obituary

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