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Antique Medieval Central Asian Islamic Green Glazed Pottery Oil Lamp

Antique Medieval Central Asian Islamic Green Glazed Pottery Oil Lamp


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Pre 1492: Item # 1470896

Please refer to our stock # IS329 when inquiring.
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This authentic antique oil lamp dates back to the Medieval period, specifically to the 11th-12th century AD (391 – 597 AH). The lamp was crafted in Central Asia, more specifically, in the Semirechye region. It is made of high-quality green glazed pottery and has a cylindrical fluted form with a closed body. The long spout slightly tapers towards the tip, and the lamp features a large leaf-shaped thumb-piece, adding elegance to its design. Overall, this oil lamp is a beautiful and unique piece that provides a glimpse into the Islamic art and culture of the era in which it was created.

REFERENCES: Related oil lamps are published in the "Arts from the Land of Timur. An Exhibition from a Scottish Private Collection" on pages 177-178 with a description "SEMIRECHYE 11th-12th century AD."

The buyer will be provided with copies of the pages from the mentioned reference along with a certificate of authenticity.

MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 15.8 cm (6.22 inches).

CONDITION: Intact, with signs of age and use, with old earthen iridescent patina and wear.