Mosque Lamp

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Object Name: 
Mosque Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.16
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 31.7 cm, Diam (max): 24 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1870-1880
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Appleton
Primary Description: 
Colorless and blue glass; blown (from two gathers), tooled, applied, enameled, gilded.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Appleton, Arthur, Source
Appleton, Mrs. Arthur, Source
Venue(s)
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27
Glass of the Sultans
Venue(s)
Benaki Museum
Corning Museum of Glass
Metropolitan Museum of Art
 
The Arts and Crafts of Syria and Egypt from the Ayyubids to World War I: Collected Essays (2018) illustrated, p. 179 (Plate 5);
Glass of the Sultans (2001) illustrated, p. 307, #154; BIB# 68105
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 80, #75; BIB# 35679
Recent Important Acquisitions, 21 (1979) illustrated, p. 124, #27, left; BIB# AI98081