• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 316

    A GILT AND ENAMELLED CLEAR GLASS MOSQUE LAMP

    PROBABLY BROCARD, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

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    A GILT AND ENAMELLED CLEAR GLASS MOSQUE LAMP
    PROBABLY BROCARD, CIRCA 1880
    Of squat body with flaring neck, with six applied glass loops, the delicate floral decoration with radiating floral sprays and lotus blossoms, the lower register with medallions of pseudo calligraphy, the upper register with a very elegant inscription in thuluth reserved on blue ground, the foot missing
    10¾in. (27.4cm.) high


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    The inscription reads 'izz li mawlana al-sultan al-malik al-'alim al-'ali al-malik al-nasir 'azza nasrahu (glory to our Lord the Sultan the King the Wise al-Malik al-Nasir may his victory be glorious)

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