A Roman North African red ware oil lamp, c. 350-450 A.D.

A Roman North African red ware oil lamp, c. 350-450 A.D.

Code: 2025

£150.00
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Description: A North African red ware terracotta oil lamp with round nozzle and pierced ring handle, a leaping hare modelled on the discus. The shoulder decorated with moulded scrolls and curves. Some surface wear and light encrustation particularly on the underside and some inoffensive chips to the handle, probably from Tunisia.

Size: 124 mm/4.9 ins. in length

Culture: Roman

Date: c. 350-450 A.D.

Provenance: Ex Dutch private collection, acquired in the late 20th Century.