Lamp with man fishing

Roman
Imperial Period
1st century A.D.


Dimensions

Length: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.); diameter 7.5 cm.

Accession Number

54.1061

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Round flat lamp with short nozzle; on discus, man seated left on rock, holding pole and line, with fish attached; man wears Phrygian cap, small garment over shoulder, and carries basket on left arm.

Provenance

By date unknown: Gorham Phillips Stevens Collection; by date unknown: Mrs. Frank A. Vaughan Collection; gift of Mrs. Frank A. Vaughan to MFA, October 14, 1954, with the credit line to read: gift of Gorham Phillips Stevens

Credit Line

Gift of Gorham P. Stevens