AN ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Please refer to our stock # L.77 when inquiring.
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 .
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).