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Archaic Period marble oil lamp
Architectural design and interior decoration

Archaic Period marble oil lamp

CHF 6.000,-
$ 6.574£ 5.269€ 6.170
Marble
Eastern Greek, Archaic Period, ca. 600 BC
Ø: 17,7cm.

A rare white marble circular oil lamp with an open oil-chamber divided into three compartments and a central omphalos. Three semi-circular nozzles project from each compartment bridging over the wick rests. The underneath is flat with a central hole for support

Cf. for an identical piece in the British Museum, Inv. Nr. 1907.1201.812.
Condition: One nozzle damage, otherwise very good with a nice patina.
Provenance: HAC, Basel, 1990’s


Item reference: CL1263