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Bronze Oil Lamp - SP.567
Origin: Syria
Circa: 1150 AD to 1250 AD
Dimensions: 8" (20.3cm) high
Collection: Oil Lamps
Style: Seljuke

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The golden glow from this extraordinary lamp still burns brightly, if only in the imagination. Set in the center of some now-forgotten room, its spout must have vanished the darkness to the farthest corners. whose light it was surely meant to imitate. A stunning testament to man's desire to live in the light - (SP.567)

 

 

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