Lamp (twin-nozzled) with animals
Greek or Roman
Hellenistic or Imperial Period
1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.
Height: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .063 H. .117 D. CHECK dimensions
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Dull brown; very elaborate handle which is missing; two large wick holes discolored by fire; procession of animals in relief around center.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way