8 June 2004
THE HADDAD COLLECTION OF ANCIENT EROTIC ART, PART II
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A ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Brown-slipped, with a voluted nozzle, the discus framed by three concentric rings, molded with a lovemaking scene, the woman reclining to the right, leaning on a pillow, her left leg bent and lifted, her left arm at her side, her lover facing her, kneeling on his right knee and holding her ankle in his right hand
4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) long
Nancy Mallen, London, 1972.
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