AN ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Please refer to our stock # L.194 when inquiring.
c. 8th-9th Century CE
This mold-made, pear shaped, lamp sits on a ring base and has conical handle. The shoulders are decorated with concentric bands of raised geometric patterns with a central channel encompassing both of the fill hole and nozzle. This channel is also decorated with a geometric motif and two pellets.
In excellent condition with natural patina present.
10 x 7.5 cm (3.94 x 2.95 inches)
Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.
Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Noam Adler, “A Comprehensive Catalog of Oil Lamps of the Holy Land from the Adler Collection”, (Old City Press: Israel, 2004).
“Your word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path” (Psalm 119:105)