4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A SOUTH ARABIAN LIMESTONE OIL LAMP
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
In the form of a bearded man, seated with his legs bent at the knees, the round fill hole at the top of his head, a loop at the nape of his neck, his arms wrapped around a turtle projecting outwards from his lap, its head forming the nozzle
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high
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German Private Collection, 1985.
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