Mosque lamps

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1510, British Museum

1510, British Museum

British Museum Mosque Lamp date:1510

British Museum Mosque Lamp date:1510

Mosque Lamp Blue and white lotus flowers and rumi design

Mosque Lamp Blue and white lotus flowers and rumi design

A rare early Iznik Mosque Lamp (Kandil) Ottoman Turkey, Circa 1512 - Of typical form, with cylindrical body tapering before wide flaring mouth, the white body painted in two shades of blue with a band of elegant fleshy palmettes on a meandering scroll, a band of stapwork roundels containing stellar motifs below, wider bands of hexagonal lozenges before the foot & mouth, the body with three loops for hanging, Overall 8½”; body 5” high [Auction estimate $166,100 - $249,150]

A rare early Iznik Mosque Lamp (Kandil) Ottoman Turkey, Circa 1512 - Of typical form, with cylindrical body tapering before wide flaring mouth, the white body painted in two shades of blue with a band of elegant fleshy palmettes on a meandering scroll, a band of stapwork roundels containing stellar motifs below, wider bands of hexagonal lozenges before the foot & mouth, the body with three loops for hanging, Overall 8½”; body 5” high [Auction estimate $166,100 - $249,150]

A mid-fourteenth-century enamelled and gilded glass lamp from Egypt or Syria with Islamic ornamentation and calligraphy. The neck is inscribed with the first few words of a Qur'anic verse (24:35) that likens the light of God to the light yielded by an oil lamp: "God is the Light of the heavens and of the earth."; the base gives the name of the owner, Shaykhu al-Nasiri and his heraldic emblem. (LACMA Collections)

A mid-fourteenth-century enamelled and gilded glass lamp from Egypt or Syria with Islamic ornamentation and calligraphy. The neck is inscribed with the first few words of a Qur'anic verse (24:35) that likens the light of God to the light yielded by an oil lamp: "God is the Light of the heavens and of the earth."; the base gives the name of the owner, Shaykhu al-Nasiri and his heraldic emblem. (LACMA Collections)

Ismail Yigit made (Erdinç Bakla archive)

Ismail Yigit made (Erdinç Bakla archive)

A clear-glass mosque lamp for the Islamic market, Venice, late 15th/ early 16th century

A clear-glass mosque lamp for the Islamic market, Venice, late 15th/ early 16th century

mosque lamp

mosque lamp

A MAMLUK STYLE POLYCHROME-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILDED GLASS AND BRASS MOSQUE LANTERN LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A MAMLUK STYLE POLYCHROME-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILDED GLASS AND BRASS MOSQUE LANTERN LATE 19TH CENTURY

Mosque Lamp, 14th century, Egypt or Syria, Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal

Mosque Lamp, 14th century, Egypt or Syria, Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal

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