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Gallery Of Glass For Sale - Roman and Other Ancient Glass - Ceramic Oil Lamps

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In stock: Charioteer 3; Gladiator 8; Glassblower 2





We press-mould each lamp (pressing a thin layer of clay into
both halves of a two-part mould), tidy up the result and fire it

Fit a cotton wick, fill the lamp with oil - we use old vegetable oil - and light it

The fired ceramic lamp is porous, so oil will seep onto the surface it is resting on

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