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Lot 2249

Erotic Lamp, Stylish and Exceptional. Roman, 1st-2nd century AD., Flavian Period. Round lamp in creme ware with pinkish-red slip, elongated nozzle flanked by volutes, and petal border around discus. Scene has couple coupling, the man behind with one arm raised, the woman resting her elbows on a large pillow, her head nearly facing. The bed has short, thick, lathe-turned legs. Lamp intact and exceptionally preserved. The molded details a little soft, but the style quite fine. Cf. BMC Q935. Length: 3-3/4". A superb object.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,200.

Realized $1,035

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