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The lamp and upper shaft of a Roman candelabrum

Proconnesian marble

Height: 28cm
Diameter (top): 32cm

Museum number: M583

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 185help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

The bowl is solid and, except for the small wick-type holes in the protruding knobs, there is nothing to indicate that this did not form the crowning section of a purely decorative sculpture that could not have functioned as a working lamp.

Provenance help-art-provenance

Unrecorded


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