JB.1086. Lampstand, cast bronze with engraved
decoration. Made-up of several parts: the base is a
six-lobed tray, resting on three hooved feet, and the
sloping sides present a benedictory inscription,
written in thuluth style. The tall shaft is made-up of
five baluster-shaped elements, each showing
engraved decoration. The tray on top has a
lowserrated topped wall and a sloping rim which is
decorated with epigraphic cartouches which are
interrupted by small roundels.
Iran, Khorasan, 12th – 13th century.
Prof. Geza Fehervari
Prof. Geoffrey King