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Lamp, Oil, E25.11

Physical Description

Miniature mouldmade plastic lamp, upper half in the form of a mask, added to a small oval body. The mask is an unbearded male, with rounded features and three locks of hair on his forehead; it resembles earlier slave masks. Projecting, rounded nozzle with lipped wick hole. Airhole formed by the open mouth. Pierced lug handle with a palmette ornament. Filling hole at the base of the palmette, above the head of the mask. Oval base ring; AC inscription.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 49.2 x 85.7 x 37.7mm

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