c. 8th -9th Century A.D.
This mold made lamp consists of a pear shaped body with a conical handle. It is decorated with several bands of geometric designs on the shoulders . A high rim is present around the fill hole extending down to the wick hole and creating a channel in which a six petaled flower is placed. A dot is placed on either side of the channel by the nozzle. The lamp sits on a ring base.
In excellent and original condition. Found in Jerusalem.
4.4 x 3.1 x 2.2 inches (11.17 x 7.87 x 5.59 cm)
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).