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Figurine of Mercury

This figurine shows the Roman god Mercury, wearing a winged hat and a cloak. The figurine was in the collection of ancient objects belonging to a Devon-based collector, who believed...

Samian ware cup

This small bowl was made at the La Graufesenque potteries in Gaul, and is stamped with the maker’s mark ‘MARCI’. It is made of the popular samian ware, and dates...

Earring

This is one of a pair of ear-rings described by their collector as ‘Pair of gold ear-rings in form of rings. 6in. diameter, attached to gold wire which fastened them...

Earring

This is one of a pair of ear-rings described by their collector as ‘Pair of gold ear-rings in form of rings. 6in. diameter, attached to gold wire which fastened them...

Oil lamp in form of a bull’s head

This lamp was described by its collector as ‘Romano-Egyptian, probably of 2nd century A.C. [sic]. Length 3 in. Fine fabric, glazed black. In form of Bull’s head (the bull Apis?);...

Figurine of a mouse

A bronze figure of a mouse, or rat with a short tail, measuring approximately 3cm long. It is either Roman or Egyptian, and dates from the period 30BC-AD384. Small metal mice...

Figurine of Fortuna

The Roman goddess Fortuna was the bearer of fortune and good luck. She is shown here with a ‘cornucopia’ also called the ‘horn of plenty’. The figurine was in the...

Oil lamp depicting a woman

This lamp was described by its collector as ‘Six-wick lamp of ovoid shape: pink clay with red glaze, 4.1 in. wide by 2.3 in. top to bottom. The upper part...

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