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A lamp with circular body, upright handle, an anchor-shaped nozzle, double shoulder volutes; and concave disc decorated with a griffin facing left. Condition: Some restorations in plaster.

Provenance

By date unknown: Gardner Brewer Collection; by 1901: Mrs. Arthur Croft Collection; bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to MFA, July 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st century A.D.

Dimensions

Width: 6.5 cm.; length: 11.1 cm. (2 9/16 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.8372

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices