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Oil Lamp

Object Name:
Oil lamp
13th century
Attributed to Iran
H. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm) W. 6 11/16 in. (17 cm) D. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm) Wt. 14.5 oz. (411.1 g)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in Arabic on the rim in Kufic script; translation: "happiness and blessing". (Trans. HMcA)

Inscription in Arabic in Kufic script:
بالیمن / و البرکة

Dikran G. Kelekian, New York (until d. 1951; his sale, Parke-Bernet, New York,December 17, 1953, no. 256, to MMA)
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