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On display at V&A South Kensington
Glass, Room 131

Mosque Lamp

12th century-13th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Glass
Brief Description
Mosque lamp, probably Syria, 1100-1300
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 9.0cm
  • Maximum width: 6.7cm
Styles
Other Number
6113 - Glass gallery number
Collection
Accession Number
C.903-1936

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record createdDecember 13, 1997
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