Heavy guage, deeply formed & long spouted metal oil lamp from the 8th to 10th century AD. Early Islamic, featuring some curved and open elements. 14.5cm PROVENANCE: Formerly part of Werner Forman's personal collection. Possibly photographed for one of his books on Eastern art.
Possibly some very old losses to the decorations. Please check the photos carefully as this item is over 1000 years old and shows its age. Early Islamic Metalwork Oil Lamp 8th-10th C From The WERNER FORMAN COLLECTION.