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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.39
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Lamp
Classification
Lighting Devices
Work Type
lighting device
Date
12th century
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Iran, Khorasan province
Period
Seljuk-Atabeg period
Culture
Persian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228474
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Metal, quaternary alloy
Dimensions
14.5 x 17 x 6.5 cm (5 11/16 x 6 11/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Friends of the Fogg Art Museum Fund
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.39
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Eva Baer, Metalwork in Medieval Islamic Art, State University of New York Press (Albany, NY, 1983), page 25/figure 14

Melanie Michailidis, Glory and Prosperity: Metalwork of the Islamic World, brochure, ed. Marsha Pomerantz, Harvard University Art Museums (2002), p. 6, fig. 8

Exhibition History

Islamic Art From the Collections of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 08/01/1974

Overlapping Realms: Arts of the Islamic World and India, 900-1900, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 12/02/2006 - 03/23/2008

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