Mosque Lamps Photos

Lamps made to hang in Muslim mosques are usually of blown glass in a distinctive shape covered with colored designs including Arabic words.

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Enameled & gilded glass mosque lamp from Egypt at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Islamic hanging mosque lamp at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Glass mosque lamp from Egypt or Syria at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Glass mosque lamp probably from Egypt at Toledo Glass Pavilion. Toledo, OH.
Enameled & gilded glass mosque lamp (c1360) from Egypt at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Islamic hanging mosque lamp (c1350) (probably Damascus) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Glass mosque lamp (13-14th C) from Egypt or Syria at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Glass mosque lamp probably from Egypt (c1350) at Toledo Glass Pavilion. Toledo, OH.

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