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430, Lot: 670. Estimate $500.
Sold for $455. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Terracotta oil lamp with horse-head handle. Roman, 3rd-4th centuries AD. Oil lamp with trench decorated with fauna and surrounded by a series of annulets. Two holes present at trench. Three large nozzle holes before. Handle is in the form of horse’s head and neck facing forward. Bottom decorated with a bordered design, perhaps a group of wheat ears arranged in a circle. Dimensions: 11.2x7.7x7.0cm. Intact. A very fine piece.