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SILVER-PLATE MINIATURE LAMP.

SILVER-PLATE MINIATURE LAMP.

lighting, America, An E. Miller & Co. wedding lamp marked Pat. Jul 21, 1863, milk glass base and match holder with cover, one globe larger.

lighting, America, An E. Miller & Co. wedding lamp marked Pat. Jul 21, 1863, milk glass base and match holder with cover, one globe larger.

Aladdin Lincoln Drape Oil Lamps

Aladdin Lincoln Drape Oil Lamps

Ancient Roman Oil Lamp

Ancient Roman Oil Lamp

Roman Terracotta Lamp with a Bust of Orpheus | 5th Century AD | Price $0.00 | Roman | Terracotta | Vessels | eTiquities by Phoenix Ancient Art

Roman Terracotta Lamp with a Bust of Orpheus | 5th Century AD | Price $0.00 | Roman | Terracotta | Vessels | eTiquities by Phoenix Ancient Art

Ancient Roman Oil Lamp In Shape Of An Actor's Mask

Ancient Roman Oil Lamp In Shape Of An Actor's Mask

As well as Gorgoneion, this Roman oil-lamp has other apotropaic elements: 2 turtles, 2 lizards & a frog. "Lizards, frogs and other reptiles were also associated with the Underworld: lizards symbolized death & resurrection because of their hibernation habits, while turtles were dear to the god Mercury ... The plethora of chthonian animals represented on this lamp echoes & magnifies the power of the Gorgon, making this object both a device for lighting & a potent talisman against the evil…

As well as Gorgoneion, this Roman oil-lamp has other apotropaic elements: 2 turtles, 2 lizards & a frog. "Lizards, frogs and other reptiles were also associated with the Underworld: lizards symbolized death & resurrection because of their hibernation habits, while turtles were dear to the god Mercury ... The plethora of chthonian animals represented on this lamp echoes & magnifies the power of the Gorgon, making this object both a device for lighting & a potent talisman against the evil…

I want a purple kerosene lamp like this so bad!

I want a purple kerosene lamp like this so bad!

Ancient Roman Oil Lamp

Ancient Roman Oil Lamp

Ancient Resource: Ancient Roman Oil Lamps for Sale

Ancient Resource: Ancient Roman Oil Lamps for Sale

Roman bronze lamp with mask handle.  								  								1st – 2nd century AD.

Roman bronze lamp with mask handle. 1st – 2nd century AD.

FOUR ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMPS CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

FOUR ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMPS CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

Oil lamp Roman   1st century AD

Oil lamp Roman 1st century AD

Pottery oil lamp  Roman Britain, 1st century AD Found in London, but made in Italy

Pottery oil lamp Roman Britain, 1st century AD Found in London, but made in Italy

Roman oil lamp - Buscar con Google

Roman oil lamp - Buscar con Google

Roman mold oil lamp - Buscar con Google

Roman mold oil lamp - Buscar con Google