Oil lamp with dome-shaped lid surmounted by a bird

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Details

  • Title

    Oil lamp with dome-shaped lid surmounted by a bird

  • Associated place

    Iran (possible) (possible place of creation)
    Afghanistan (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    10th - 11th century (AD 901 - 1100)
  • Material and technique

    brass, with openwork decoration

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    with lid 32 cm (height)
    without lid 14.5 cm (height)
    32.5 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    2

  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, the Friends of the Ashmolean Museum and the Eric North Bequest Fund, 1983.

  • Museum location

    First floor | Gallery 31 | Islamic Middle East
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1983.27

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