JB.1077. Lampstand, cast bronze with engraved
decoration. Made-up of several parts: the six-
base rests on three paw-shaped feet; the tall
composed by three elements: the lowest one and
the one on top are baluster$r-shaped without any
decoration, while the long central one is
and displays a beautifully written floriated Kufic
inscription. The large round tray on top has low
walls and a slanting rim around which has an
epigraphic band, interrupted by small roundels..
Iran, Khorasan, 12th – 13th century.
Prof. Geza Fehervari
Prof. Geoffrey King