Engraved Lamp Stand with Interlocking Circles

Object Name: Lamp stand
Date: probably 16th century
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Brass; cast, engraved, and inlaid with black compound
Dimensions: H. 11 7/8 in. (30.1 cm) Diam. of base: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) Diam. of rim: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification: Metal
Credit Line: Gift of Joseph W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number: 89.2.197

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