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Islamic bowl or Lamp

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on March 12, 2018

Islamic bowl or Lamp

This pattern-molded bowl is made of clear green glass with an out-splayed 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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