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Mosque lamp

Date:
14th century
Geography:
Egypt or Syria
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass, colorless with brownish tinge; free blown; enameled with red, blue, white, yellow, and green; gilded; six loops for suspension and foot attached.
Dimensions:
H. 11 1/16 in. (28.1 cm) Max. Dia. 7 5/16 (18.6 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.992
Not on view
Inscription: Translation of Arabic inscription by N. Martinovitch: on body: The Wise (repeated twelve times)
J. Pierpont Morgan, New York (until d. 1913; his estate 1913–17; gifted to MMA)
Wypyski, Mark. Metropolitan Museum Studies in Art, Science, and Technology. vol. 1. New York, 2010. pp. 116, 122-3.



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