Latest Addition: Persian bronze oil lamp with a seated bird on the attached hinged lid, from the Sassanian Period, 700-900 AD.
Bronze Oil Lamp
Greece, 18th Century AD
Bronze oil lamp with Leda and the Swan, the head of the swan serving as the ansa.
Leda and the Swan is a story in Greek Mythology. Zeus, disguised as a Swan, in order to escape the watchful eyes of his wife Hera, seduced or in other versions raped the maiden Leda, daughter of the Aetolian king Thestius.
Roman Bronze Oil Lamp
1st Century AD
Bronze oil lamp with simple geometric border, and the ansa with a shell motif.
The surface depicts a couple standing over a water basin. The female is shown pouring water into the basin from an amphora.
Ancient Egypt, Ptolemaic
Terracotta oil lamp with a bearded male face and decorative, carved designs.
Byzantine Oil Lamp
Bronze oil lamp, with single spout on a pedestal base, decoratively incised scroll-work on the top.
Ancient Greek. Terracotta oil lamp with a loop handle, beige background with black and red images of animals. Top, bottom, and handle in black paint. Mycenaean Period, 1425-1300 BC (7” x 4 ½”)
Byzantine bronze oil lamp with single spout, pedestal base, hinged lid, handle missing. Light green patina. 324-640 AD (3 ½" x 4 ½")
Byzantine bronze oil lamp with birds, on the pedestal base. Traces of green patina. 600-900 AD (6” x 6”)
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