Antique 19th Century Brass Islamic Middle Eastern Persian Floor Lamp
Extremely fine antique Islamic floor brass lamp with Kufic Mamluke revival pierced foliate openwork’s chased and chiselled with Persian calligraphy and figures.
Antique 19th century Middle Eastern floor lamp, Rising from wide trumpet foot through to slightly tapering cylindrical shaft with two pronounced collars to gently flaring mouth and flat rim, the shaft with pierced openwork lattice containing scrolling vine issuing from cusped palmettes, bordered above and below by bands of engraved scrolling floral vine, the upper section of the foot and the body below the mouth with further pierced openwork sections in rectangular cusped cartouches with similar design set in a ground of engraved scrolling floral vine, interlocking palmettes and stylized cloud bands, band of verses.
Handcrafted in Syria for the Persian market.
This large floor Syrian candle holder has been rewired into a floor lamp. Great brass decorative Islamic art object.
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