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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 54

    A LARGE GROUP OF MAINLY ROMAN TERRACOTTA LAMPS

    CIRCA 1ST-6TH CENTURY A.D. AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE GROUP OF MAINLY ROMAN TERRACOTTA LAMPS
    CIRCA 1ST-6TH CENTURY A.D. AND LATER
    Of varying types, including three each with moulded discus showing a cockerel, a cavalryman, and a dramatic mask; a large red slip ware lamp with pierced discus; a lamp with three theatrical masks moulded in relief around the pierced discus; a lamp with three pierced suspension lugs on the shoulder, the base with maker's mark "ATIMET"; and an open lamp with reservoir around a central rising tube, 6th-3rd Century B.C.
    2¾ to 7 in. (7 to 17.7 cm.) long (27)


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    Provenance

    German private collection, formed during the 1960s-1970s.