A Syrian Al sarraf silver and copper lamp supported on a large stand.
The lamp and the lamp shades decorated with roundels enclosing six pointed star, Seal of Solomon, scrolling foliage and Arabic inscriptions.
A large base consisting of different parts, with circular spreading foot and two conical shaped sections decorated with pieced medallions, two copper inlaid roundels containing a silver inlaid six pointed star, Seal of Solomon, Katim Sulymni, further stylised with a band containing cartouches enclosing Arabic inscriptions ‘The king supporter of the religion and the life” and Arabic poems.
A middle long cylindrical stem decorated with cartouches on a pieced ground enclosing Arabic inscriptions in thuluth script amongst a dense design of flower scrolls and foliage. The upper part shaped as a vase and a bowl with inscriptions of proverb and hikamhas about honesty and truthfulness.
216 cm. height.
Hikmah or Hikmat, literally 'wisdom is a concept in islamic philosophy and law'.
Log in or register to view the condition report.
Share this lot