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MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art
End of the 14th century
Glass, painted with enamel colors
Egypt or Syria
Most of the preserved mosque lamps from the Mamluk period show inscriptions of donors; this glass lamp is decorated with ornament in enamel colors only. The traditional lotus pattern is framed with white outlined medallions. A counterpart is kept in the Museum of Islamic Art (Doha).
"Mosque lamp" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;at;Mus21;1;en
MWNF Working Number: AT1 01