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Mosque lamp

Mosque lamp

  • Place of origin:

    Syria (probably, made)

  • Date:

    12th century-13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass

  • Museum number:

    C.903-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 70, shelf 5

Physical description

Miniature mosque lamp, greenish colourless, blown in single piece, mouth enlarged by spinning. 2 applied small handles, same colour, one missing. Heavily iridized.

Place of Origin

Syria (probably, made)

Date

12th century-13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glass

Dimensions

Height: 9.0 cm, Width: 6.7 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Mosque lamp, probably Syria, 1100-1300

Categories

Glass; Lighting

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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