AN ISLAMIC TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP
Catalog:Oil Lamps:Islamic: stock #792225
c. 7th-11th Century A.D.
A mold made ovoid lamp with wide raised rims by central hole and knobbed handle. Very well defined carinations, concentric circles containing various geometric designs on body of vessel. Three concentric circles on base. Nice, natural patina. In excellent and original condition.
4.09 x 3.11 x 1.85 inches (10.4 x 7.9 x 4.7 cm)
Plexiglas stand, shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.
Qedem 8 , â€śAncient Lamps in the Schloessinger Collectionâ€ť, (Jerusalem, 1978)
Noam Adler, â€śOil Lamps of the Holy Landâ€ť, (Jerusalem, 2005)
Srdjin Djuric, â€śAncient Lamps from the Mediterraneanâ€ť,(Eika Publishing, 1995)