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Bronze lampstand

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
ca. 4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 5 13/16 in. (14.7 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1901
Accession Number:
01.17.2
  • Description

    The stand is associated with the bronze lamp (01.17.2) that fits on the tapering pricket at the top, but such stands could also be used as candlesticks.

  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. New York: Gilliss Press, no. 1310, pp. 375-76.

    McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th edn. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 36, fig. 42.

    McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1941. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th edn. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 36, fig. 42.

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