Large red-ware lamp with a naïvely rendered stag atop the discus. Incised EX O[FICINA] above the animal. Ring base with the letter X between dot rosettes and vertical rows of impressed dots.
Large filling hole at center. Pierced handle with broken top. Nozzle blackened.
Deneauve type XII. Raised rim around the discus and the nozzle channel. Grooved shoulder.
Roman North Africa, Tunisia, 375-500 AD
L. 13.8 cm (5.4 in)
D. 9.6 cm (3.8 in)
Lug handle broken on top, otherwise intact. Some surface wear.
Swiss private collection Geneva, acquired between 1961 and 1965. Thence art market Geneva, June 2018 sale.
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.