Lot n° 39
300 - 500
Result with fees
SUPPORT DE LAMPE À HUILE EN BRONZE
AFGHANISTAN, GHAZNEVID ART, END OF 12th CENTURY
Cast, engraved, openwork and copper-inlaid decoration, with a poly-lobed tripod base hollowed out by six decorated alveoli. The disc-shaped dish is engraved with kufic inscriptions.
Height 54 cm; Diam. 22.7 cm.
Private collection, Paris Rive Gauche. Acquired during a trip to Afghanistan organized for the Friends of the Louvre in March 1975.
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