Tripod lamp holder of the Khorasan, the seljuk islamic candlestick rests on three feet on a domed circular base. Its cylindrical stem, on a bulb and a cube, supports a discoid tray with openwork flange. The base is decorated with stylized floral motifs and lilies. Tray with patterns of a dove and a kufic writing banner. Iranian persian art of 11-12th century. Plate diameter: 18 cm.
Good condition, small lacks
Reproduced in the book "Templiers, de Jérusalem aux commanderies de Champagne", Somogy edition, 2012, page 226.
Ancient Henry Rene d'Allemagne collection.