A ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
With voluted nozzle, incised grape bunch between volutes, a crouching mouse on top of lamp, with erect ears, the fur incised, the tail curled to form ring handle
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) long
Professor and Mrs Sid Port collection, Los Angeles, 1980s;
Christie's, New York, 5 and 6 December 2001, lot 640.