Greek terracotta oillamp


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Greek Attic terracotta ring oillamp.

Howland Type 22A. Wheel-made.

Intact with old collection number.

Price € SOLD

Size: 11 x 9 cm

Period: c. 500 B.C.

Material: Terracotta

More details

  • Black glaze applied to interior and exterior sides, with base and top of inverted shoulder reserved in contrasting red clay. Shallow body, with convex curving side, broad shoulder, and inverted rim. Slightly raised base ring, and a shallow, concave base. Raised open tube through bottom, rising almost to the height of the rim. Projecting, rounded nozzle, with a large wick hole slanting inward to reservoir.