This very fine antique mosque lamp, most likely by Phillippe-Joseph Brocard (1831-1896), made in Paris circa 1880. The hand-blown glass lamp having a bulbous body with a tapered neck & flaring mouth, standing on a compressed foot. The neck decorated with two bands of gilding with pseudo script & alternating red & green circular devices. the neck also having a large blue band of blue continuous Thuluth script on a red background. The base of the lamp also heavily gilded & having colorful floral decoration & hand-painted enamel raised 'gems', the lamp having three suspension handles punctuated with three large blue floral motifs on terracotta cartouche. The underside of the base is gilded & decorated with polychrome lappets, the lamp with a raised pontil mark to the base. A rare antique mosque lamp in the Mamluk tradition, a fine investment quality piece in excellent condition!
13.75" tall X 10" diameter
35 cm X 25.5 cm
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