Genuine rare handcrafted Seljuk Islamic solid bronze oil lamp with falcon. Authentic, crudely handmade, without usual decorations, ancient Middle Eastern bronze oil lamp. That proves that 1000 years ago there was a market with a range of prices. Crude items - for lower prices and elaborated items - for a higher price, for the rich people. Height: 6 = 16 cm.
Length: 6.5 inches = 16.5 cm. Width: 3 inches = 7.5 cm.
Condition: Bronze lamp is covered with genuine patina and some rust in the area of pin joint. The axle/pin in the cover joint was replaced more than 50 years ago by metal (iron) pin, which got rusted. I believe that it (axle/pin) was probably changed out by my grandfather. A lot of the Items he and my grandmother secured were actually from the dig sites, that the workers would sell on the side, and may not have been incomplete or missing original pieces. Hope that help to clarify.From private collection in California, USA. This lamp came from my late Grandparents collection of antiques. He and my Grandmother would live in the countries for several months to a year. My Grandmother would work at the Embassies of the Countries they would stay at. The Seljuk Empire or Great Seljuk Empire (also spelled Seljuq) was a.
The Seljuk Empire controlled a vast area stretching from the. From their homelands near the. The Seljuks advanced first into. Before eventually conquering eastern Anatolia. The Seljuk empire was founded by.Tughril was raised by his grandfather. Who was in a high position in the. Seljuk gave his name to both the Seljuk Empire and the. The Seljuks united the fractured political scene of the eastern.
And played a key role in the. The Seljuks also played an important role in the development of the. Even exporting Persian culture to Anatolia.
The settlement of Turkic tribes in the northwestern peripheral parts of the empire, for the strategic military purpose of fending off invasions from neighboring states, led to the progressive. The item "Antique Islamic Persian Seljuk Empire bronze lamp, 1037-1194" is in sale since Wednesday, December 14, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Islamic".The seller is "ukr10" and is located in Clearwater Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.