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Coitinuing from the previous page......
All these lamps are offered with this description:
This lamp along with a collection of others which I will be listing/have listed over the next/last few days/weeks belonged to the previous owner's father who amassed this collection (mostly bartered from the Berber people) from the Sousse/El Djem area of Tunisa in the 1920's. as these were from a private collection most of them are in an untouched/as found condition, having been stored away for a number of years.
Some rather unusual ones too.
And when one looks at the group as whole..........
Same mould different discus scene! Not possible unless the makers is manufacturing them in a manner quite unlike the Romans made their lamps.
More or less, yes. I imagine the same patrix was used to make the body part of a series of moulds, and then different patrices were used to stamp the varying
And conversely, different bases and same discus mould.
A particularly silly fake and pastiche.
Where does the oil go in??!!
More fake lamps from the same seller as the ones at the top of this page>>>
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