AN ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP

AN ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1330113

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 $360.00 
c. 7th-9th Century CE

This ovoid shaped lamp sits on a ring base and is decorated thoroughly on the top of the lamp. A raised band is present around the fill hole and runs to the wick hole to form a faux trench. On either side of this are floral designs. The shoulders are decorated with radiating bands and the handle is upturned.

In excellent condition.

3.37 x 2.25 inches (8.57 x 5.71 cm)

From an American collection acquired in Israel. Ships from the United States.

Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

Bibliography:

Noam Adler, “A Comprehensive Catalog of Oil Lamps of the Holy Land from the Adler Collection”, (Old City Press: Israel, 2004).