AN ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP

AN ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pre AD 1000: Item # 791385

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at The Inbal Hotel, Liberty Bell Park, 3 Jabotinsky Street
P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
tel. 972 2 583 7606

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 $375.00 
c. 7th-11th Century A.D.

A large mold made ovoid lamp on a circular foot and knobbed handle. Raised rim around fill hole surrounded by Concentric circles filled with varying geometric forms on the body. The nozzle also decorated with geometric forms. Detail on lamp still well defined. Excellent and original condition.

1.81 x 3.07 x 4.05 inches (4.6 x 7.8 x 10.3 cm)

Plexiglass stand, Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price

Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority .

Bibliography:

Qedem 8 , “Ancient Lamps in the Schloessinger Collection”, (Jerusalem, 1978).

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