Roman oil lamp depicting Venus bathing

R84

£160.00

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A moulded pottery oil lamp decorated on the tondo with a figure of Venus bathing and surrounded by a scallop shell.

Culture
Roman, 2nd Century AD

Size
8.2 x 6.3 cms

Condition
Handle lost, surface worn as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Bordeaux, France; acquired before 1970.

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