Item # IS080
Large Islamic Mamluk Revival hanging Mosque Lamp,
Damascus, Syria late 19th Century. Dome shaped upper part with flared
top openning, lower part with 8 oil-lamp opennings around a
vase shaped bottom ending with a cast finial, all suspended by 3
handmade chains decorated with ornements and brass balls. Superb
quality of craftsmanship, all around pierced and finely engraved brass
with heavy silver and copper inlay in Arabesque motif and Cartouches
with writing in Arabic script.
Mesurements: Lamp H: 28" x Diameter:16"
(70cm x 40cm), Total Height with Chains: 49" (122cm).
overall excellent condition, Glass oil bulbs are missing, 5
electrical sockets with electrical wiring were added at some point in
the mid 20th Century to the inside for ilumination. Inquire
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