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Candlestick

Unknown13th century AD

Museo d'Arte Orientale

Museo d'Arte Orientale

The candlestik with its bell-shaped and concave profile is indicative of the high level of metalworking reached by Islamic craftmen. The decoration, embellished by silver damascening, consists of eleven figures in different poses holding various instruments representing the seasonal tasks.

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Details

  • Title: Candlestick
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 13th century AD
  • Location Created: Anatolia
  • Physical Dimensions: h19.5 cm
  • Object Hegira dates: Late 7th century
  • Key-words: Candlestik, damascened,
  • Type: Candleholders
  • Rights: All Rights Reserved - MAO - Museo d'Arte Orientale, Turin
  • Medium: Engarved and damascened bronze

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