Roman pottery oil lamp with Bacchus and grape decoration

R169

£125.00

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A pottery oil lamp decorated with a profile bust of a god, possibly Bacchus holding a thyrsus. The tondo is surrounded by a border of grape vines.

Culture
Roman, 2nd Century AD

Size
9.8 x 7.3 cms

Condition
Light surface wear otherwise intact

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Stourbridge, Midlands, UK; acquired mid 20th Century

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