Roman oil lamp with ithyphallic lyre player

R49

£180.00

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A moulded pottery oil lamp with a volute spout, the tondo is decorated with an ithyphallic squatting figure playing a lyre.

Culture
Roman, 2nd Century AD

Size
9.5 x 6.5 cms

Condition
Light surface wear otherwise intact

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Hamburg, Germany; acquired from an older collection in the 1980’s-1990’s.

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