Dish-lamp

Islamic
Medieval Period
12th–13th century


Dimensions

Height: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.).

Accession Number

RES.47.70

Medium or Technique

Glazed ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Lighting devices

Trefoil mouth and handle; light-green glaze, slight iridescence. “Dish” is missing. “Clay too light to be Egyptian” (Mervat Latif).

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge Collection; gift of Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge to MFA, November 13, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge