Small covered oil lamp of white jasper with dark blue jasper dip and white jasper bas relief, of antique lamp form with large heart-shaped spout and stout loop handle, the round main body with a band of stiff leaf around the upper edge and delicate beading at the juncture between spout and body and handle and body, the concave cover with the relief scene of Coriolanus – Coriolanus with his wife and mother, who entreat him to return to Rome – above two crossed, folded acanthus leaf fronds with a small, delicate rolled handle between them.

Oil Lamp

Wedgwood

1785-1800