This magnificent Roman period oil lamp
on three circular feet. The pear-shaped body
a raised filling hole with a short neck.
to this is a wide leaf-shaped adornment,
also supported by a thin handle. The shape of
the nozzle echoes that of the attachment,
the main body of the vessel. This wonderfully
conceived object would have been an
luxury in the ancient world and continues to
impress us with its simplicity of form.