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Gilt and Enameled Glass Mosque Lamp

Auction:
2591B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2591B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 20, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Gilt and Enameled Glass Mosque Lamp, Egypt/Syria, 19th century, the slanting body and the trumpet-shaped neck decorated in blue and red enamel and gilt with calligraphy and floral scrolls, six lugs encircling the midsection, ht. 11 7/8 in.

N.B. A similar example can be found in the Freer's collection, Washington, D.C.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Loss to the gilt, minor dent to the bottom; repaired crack to body

Keywords

Egypt, Syria, Washington, D.C., Scroll

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