04-20-2012 04-20-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2591B Boston
April 20, 2012 11:00 AMCalender

Gilt and Enameled Glass Mosque Lamp

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


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


Egypt, Syria, Washington, D.C.