Ancient Art, Antiquities & Coins
May 29, 2019 (Your local time)
United kingdom
 The May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LT, United Kingdom

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LOT 1046:

Roman Oil Lamp with Erotic Scene

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Start price:
£ 5
Estimated price:
$150 - $200
Auction house commission: 30%
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2nd-3rd century AD
A ceramic oil lamp with short round nozzle, discus with an erotic image of a naked couple on a bed, engaged in coitus, round base with inscription 'CARINIA'. 55 grams, 10cm (4"). Fine condition, nozzle restored. [No Reserve]
Property of a London gentleman; acquired in the early 2000s; formerly with a Slough collector since the 1980s.

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