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Robert L3
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« on: June 10, 2012, 03:48:56 pm »

No idea about this, other than it was acquired by the previous owner (now deceased) in either Egypt or Iraq in the 1950s or 60s.  Any help would be appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2013, 02:15:23 pm »

Islamic period (probably Abbasid Dynasty), 8th - 9th centuries AD, from the Levant.
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« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2013, 02:16:59 pm »

Thank you, Strobilus!
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« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2013, 03:39:07 pm »

wonderful lamp, you can see the early byzantine influences, and that green enamel is just the cherry on top Smiley
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