Pottery Lamp c. 4th Century BC

NZD $350

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Description

Greek black glazed ceramic lamp, wheel-made with short rounded
nozzle  and round body with central tube. The wide fill-hole is
bordered by concentric  ridges, or ‘rillings’, and the base is slightly
raised.  c. 4th Century BC

Length:  8.5cms

Condition: The nosele chipped, otherwise complete with some loss of
the, otherwise, excellent slip.

Cf. Bailey, A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum, Vol: I.
Greek, Hellenistic, and early Roman Pottery Lamps, pp. 36-9 & Pl. 8,
Q29-37 for the type.