London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
FIVE ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMPS
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Comprising three lamps each depicting a standing gladiator wearing crested helmet, holding sword and shield; another showing a visored helmet with crest and plume; and a lamp with combat scene of two gladiators, one on his knees in defeat, traces of stamp on underside
4½ in. (11.5 cm.) long max. (5)
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Item five: M. Junkelmann, Das Spiel mit dem Tod, Mainz, 2000, p. 143, pl. 225.
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