An important "terra sigillata" (red earthenware) oil-lamp decorated with a impressive walking lion encircled by an edge which is decorated with fine palmettes. This lamp is very rare, due to its quality, theme and size !
Roman. Late 1st century A.D.
Dimensions: H (handle) 6,2cm ; H (lamp) 3,7cm ; L 17cm ; W 12cm
Ex private collection of Mr. S. Moussaieff (U.K.) collected between 1948 and 2000.
4 500 €