Mould-made pottery lamp with a voluted rounded-tipped nozzle (now broken), a narrow rounded shoulder and an inward-sloping moulded rim. Between the nozzle volutes is an air-slit. The discus is decorated with Fortuna standing on a globe, holding a cornucopia and steering-oar. Next to her stands Mercury, wearing a winged hat and winged boots, holding a purse and winged caduceus. Behind Fortuna is a naked Hercules with his club and lion-skin, and a diminutive boar. The lamp stands on a slightly raised base. Covered with a streaky matt orange-brown slip.

An00015975 001 l

Place

In Gallery
G1/wp158/6
Made In
Italy

Time

Acquired In
1753
Made
30-70
Period/Culture
Roman

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