8 June 2004,
Price realised USD 2,032
USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
FOUR ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMPS
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
All molded with lovemaking scenes, including one unglazed, the man kneeling to the left, holding his lover's right leg above him, the woman kneeling on her left leg, her head turned back; one red-slipped, with two dwarfs on a bed, the man reclining to the left, the woman straddling him; one brown-slipped, with two dwarfs on a bed, the man reclining to the left, the woman on her hands and knees, a workshop signature on the base; and one black-slipped, the man reclining to the right, the woman straddling him, holding a tree branch for support, a workshop signature on the base
Largest: 4 5/16 in. (11 cm.) long (4)
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Nancy Mallen, London, 1972.
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