PLEASE HAVE A LOOK AT MY OTHER ITEMS FOR MORE MIDDLE EASTERN / ISLAMIC ITEMS. For sale we have this very fine quality, beautiful antique Islamic lamp / lantern. It dates from early 1900's or perhaps very late 1800's. It is made from a brass. It has bulbous cover which has been decorated with open work floral vines.
The base has a hole in which the long glass tube shaped lamps would hand from. The top sectioned has been mounted with an open worked finial. There is beautiful silver inlaid Arabic calligraphy along with arabesque motifs around it. Further silver inlaid detailing decorates the bottom rim and the base section too.There are three chains which are connected to the lamp which all hold the lamp up. There is a hook to the top so you can hang it.
You can of course very easily change the size of the chain by opening up one of the links and adjusting the size. The height of the lamp (without chain) is 22cm = 8.7 inches. The diameter of the lamp is 13cm = 5.1 inches.
The total height including the chain is 59cm = 23.2 inches. The lamp is in very good condition. A very small area of breakage on the top section which the finial has been mounted on. Please see the photos shown above.The item "ANTIQUE ISLAMIC PERSIAN OTTOMAN OPEN WORK SILVER INLAID BRASS LAMP" is in sale since Friday, April 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "igor1467" and is located in Rostov on Don. This item can be shipped worldwide.