AN ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Catalog:Oil Lamps:Islamic: stock #1330113
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.
Noam Adler, â€śA Comprehensive Catalog of Oil Lamps of the Holy Land from the Adler Collectionâ€ť, (Old City Press: Israel, 2004).