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A ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ALAN DERSHOWITZ AND CAROLYN COHEN
A ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP

CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
In the form of a crouching figure, perhaps a hunchback, wearing a nebris tied around his neck, the mane and hooves of the animal skin delineated at the hump, his arms around his exaggerated phallus, embellished with a foliate pattern and serving as the lamp's nozzle, on a disk foot, with a loop above for suspension
3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high
Provenance
The Haddad Family Collection of Erotic Art; Christie's, New York, 17 December 1998, lot 27.

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