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The Alex G. Malloy Ancient Oil Lamp Collection

We are pleased to offer Alex G. Malloy's personal collection of ancient oil lamps. Mr. Malloy, now retired but consulting for Forum, was a dealer in antiquities for 40 years. We hope you find a few nice pieces here to enhance your collection.


Greek, Seleukid (Tarsus), Cornucopias Pattern Lamp, 2nd - 1st Century B.C.

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From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
AM32766. Seleucid cornucopias lamp; Ontario Museum -, Schäfer -, Bailey BMC -, Dura Lamps -, Warschaw -; 3" high, Choice, buff terracotta mold made oil lamp, orange slip, rounded handle, large cornucopias on each shoulder side and tendrils, restored nozzle; rare; SOLD


Roman, Bird's Eye Design Lamp, 1st Century A.D.

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From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
AM32770. Roman lamp; Bailey BMC -, Schloessinger -, Warschaw -, Ontario Museum -, Goethert -; 3 1/2" long, Superb!, orange slip, buff terracotta, sloping sides, lowed discus with bird's eye design, strap handle, CAMR maker's stamp on base; SOLD


Greek, Ephesos, Radial Design Lamp, 2nd - 1st Century B.C.

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From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.

This lamp type was made at Ephesus, which is also where this lamp was found.
AM32767. Ephesus lamp; Ontario Museum -, Schloessinger -, Szentléleky -, Bailey BMC -, Dura Lamps -, Warschaw -, Broneer Corinth -, Howland -, Menzel -, Choice, 4 1/2" long; dark terracotta mold made oil lamp with black high sloping shoulders, long nozzle, wide bowl mouth, wing style handle with dots; very rare; SOLD











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