Mosque Lamp

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Object Name: 
Mosque Lamp
Place Made: 
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H: 29.8 cm; D (rim): 18.1 cm, (max. body): 25.5 cm, (foot): 13 cm
On Display
about 1880
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale yellowish-brown glass with many large, small and minute bubbles; slight weathering; free-blown, gilt and enameled. Bulbous oval body with very rough pontil mark on inside of the applied bell-shaped foot, neck flaring to wide rim; six small loop handles applied to the shoulder of the body; overall enameled decoration in the style of a 14th century mosque lamp; narrow floral pattern in red lines, multicolored blossoms in "relief"; two inscription-friezes on foot and neck, medallions on bottom of body.
Stora, Mrs. Raphael, Source
Crusades Exhibition
University Art Museum, Binghamton 1980-10 through 1980-11