Brass and glass Islamic lantern, with elaborate pierced metal decoration

Made:
1700-1900 in Middle East
maker:
Unknown

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Brass and glass lantern, with elaborate pierced metal decoration, Islamic, unsigned, Middle East, 1700-1900

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A643488
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass
Measurements:
overall (lying flat, body only): 260 mm x 550 mm x 280 mm, 4kg
type:
lantern - lighting device
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device

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