Glass lamp (Met)

Conserved at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Three emblems on the neck, two (?) on the bottom of the body. All the same.

Two field, a red upper field and a lower white field with a red cup

The inscription mentions the name of sultan al-Nāsir Muḥammad but this lamp may have been made for one of his emirs (as this emblem was not used by Qalawunid sultans).

Possible dating: b. 14th century

Dimensions: H. 36,4 cm

 

 

For more details: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/444709


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