Lot 49

A GLAZED EARTHENWARE HEAD OF A YOUTH AND FOUR OIL LAMPS Circa 1st – 4th Century A.D. The head possibly a representation of Dionysus, the face framed by thick wavy hair with an ivy wreath surrounding the top of his head, the surface with a yellow-green glaze, 4.3cm high; each lamp with a pierced filler hole in bowl, with short circular nozzles and small stump handles, 8.7 – 10.5cm long, (4) Provenance: The head Said to be found near Metz, France; A mid 20th century collection; acquired in 2006 from H. Milles, Germany; the three lamps acquired on the German art market in the 1990s by the current owner.

Estimate: £100-£150