Timeless are pleased to offer an unusual collection of Roman ceramic and terracotta oil lamps dating between the 1st and 4th centuries A.D. From left to right, the collection comprises:

 

 - A 1st - 2nd century repaired slipper-shaped lamp with a central hole and a guilloche to the discus. Length is around 9.5cm

 

- A 3rd - 4th century terracotta oil lamp with a drum-shaped body, broad strap handle, short tapering nozzle and a central discus with a filler hole. Just over 8cm in length.

 

 - A repaired 2nd century lamp displaying a circular discus with a central hole, D-shaped nozzle and a loop handle. Just under 8cm in length.

 

The lamps are supplied with a bespoke, hand-finished oak display base. A ready-made collection, now available in the Timeless Galleries!

 

 

 

 

ROMAN OIL LAMP COLLECTION

SKU: 2009-51
£135.00Price
  • Acquired by Timeless on the UK Antiquities Market, 2019. The central pot lamp previously forming part of an important Dutch collection, the remaining two lamps previously forming part of a British collection formed in the 1980s.

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