Islamic Oil Lamp - L.1875 - For Sale

Islamic Oil Lamp - L.1875
Price: $750.00
Islamic Oil Lamp - L.1875, Origin: Jericho, Circa: 700 AD to 900 AD, Dimensions: 3" (7.6cm) wide x 4.25" (10.8cm) depth, Collection: Near Eastern, Style: Early Islamic, Medium: Terracotta. A lamp such as this might have lit homes during the early flowering of Islam. A metaphor of joy and prosperity, for hope, for life itself, lamps have illuminated the path of civilization for centuries. They have guided great thoughts through the night, stood vigil with lonely passions. In the presence of this simple object, we are in touch directly with a vanished world, with the people once warmed by its glow. Today it remains as an enduring symbol of man's desire to conquer the darkness.

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