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Islamic bowl or Lamp

Posted in 2. Ancient Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Islamic Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on June 29, 2013

Islamic bowl or Lamp

This pattern-molded bowl is made of clear green glass with an inward folded rim. Bowls of this type and color can be found in many different sizes and patterns. It is possible that such glass vessels were used as lamps.

D: 10 cm

Eleventh Century A.D.

Cf. Shining Vessels, Ancient Glass From Greek, Roman and Islamic Times, Fortuna Fine Arts Ltd., New York, 1991 # 184, Islamic Glass, Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Marilyn Jenkins, 1987 # 38

38r Islamic lamp 11th century

38r Islamic glass lamp 11th century

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