Outstanding quality antique, 19th century, Islamic, Turkish Ottoman Empire, (Egypt), Cairo -Ware, Mamluk Revival, Silver and copper, inlaid brass, large hanging Mosque Pendant - Oil Lamp. A body of classical dome form and small conical finial surmounted by an elaborated openwork finial, the central wide band adorned with large copper / silver, inlaid and pierced, medallions containing a calligraphic Arabic inscription, profusely inlaid in thick silver and interrupted by four elaborated cartouches decorated with openwork, interlacing scrolling design.
The lower and upper band decorated with openwork, and silver and copper inlaid arabesque motives. The bottom section pierced with scrolling foliage and adorned with copper inlaid roundels medallions on an engraved background and pierced with tubular mounts for 5 original glass oil containers. The Oil containers survived , but one has a crack, another has been repaired please check the last pictures. All suspended from the skirt by three handmade chains. Total Height with Chains: 31 1/2.Condition: Overall in excellent antique condition. This is a very old 19th century fixture, not a modern reproduction made recently in Egypt or Syria. I APPRECIATE YOUR VIEWING TIME AND WISH THE BEST OF LUCK TO YOU!!! Please inspect the pictures carefully and ask any questions. PLEASE VIEW MY OTHER ITEMS.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "2827irina" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.