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  • Description

    Bronze stand for three hanging lamps: rectangular brass base-plate with a semicircular cut-out in front, supported by four lion's paws on circular plinths. At the rear of the base-plate is a moulded base, from which rises a triangular shaft with ridged corners forming plain panels on each side; at the top of each panel is an applied plaque in the form of a panther's head and front paws. At the top of the shaft is a triangular capital decorated on each face with an applied palmette; above the palmettes is a floral knob. From each corner of the capital extends a lamp-hanger in the form of voluted leaves, with a floral knob.


  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1-79 (probably)
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  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 57.1 centimetres
    • Length: 28.5 centimetres
    • Width: 26.4 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Bronze 2551 bibliographic details
    • Lamp Q3903 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

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  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

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Object reference number: GAA2390

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