Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period / Mosque Lamp / 1585-1595Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period
Mosque Lamp

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Anatolian; Turkish
Creator Dates/Places: Turkey (Iznik)
Creator Active Place: Turkey (Iznik)
Creator Name-CRT: Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period
Title: Mosque Lamp
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1585
Creation End Date: 1595
Creation Date: 1585-1595
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramic
Materials and Techniques: fritware with underglaze-painted design
Dimensions: Overall: 30.4cm x 19.7cm, Diameter of rim: 19.7cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1944.287
Credit Line: Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
Rights: http://www.clemusart.com/museum/disclaim2.html
Context: These vessels have the shape of glass lamps intended for mosques and tombs, but since they are opaque and could have emitted no light, their function was purely decorative.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1944.287
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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