Large 1st / 2nd Century AD Roman Bronze Horse Head Oil Lamp. This is a superb 1st / 2nd century Roman Imperial bronze oil lamp of large size.
Of pear form with a waisted spout standing on a flared foot. The handle is C shaped with a horse head terminal. The features & details of the head are very fine with flowing hair & eyes with articulated pupils.The lug below the head is for a suspension chain for a lid but the lug has not been drilled. This is a genuine Roman bronze & not a later copy. CONDITION excellent original patina - as per images. The overall condition is as you would expect from an object of substantial age that has been displayed/handled/used, usually over the lifetimes of several owners. Items are packed defensively & extreme care is taken to ensure you receive goods in perfect condition. The item "Large 1st / 2nd Century AD Roman Bronze Horse Head Oil Lamp" is in sale since Thursday, February 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Roman".
The seller is "ratgallery" and is located in Christchurch. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.