Oil Lamp



From: Italy | Campania | Pompeii (uncertain) | Herculaneum (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3921B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Campania | Pompeii (uncertain) | Herculaneum (uncertain)
Manufacture Location Naples
Creator J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Date Made 1903
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze
Technique Cast
Iconography Swan(?)/Duck(?) | Lion Face

Bronze reproduction of a Roman candelabrum in the shape of a tree trunk. Oil lamps are suspended from branches.

Height 5.5 cm
Length 18 cm
Width 9.5 cm
Depth 3 cm
Outside Diameter 2.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry); subscription of John Wanamaker, 1902
Other Number 72231 - Naples Museum Number | 24226 - Field Museum Number

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