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Persian Oil Lamp

Antique Islamic Persian Nishapur Style Ceramic Glazed Oil Lamp
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Antique Islamic Persian Nishapur style ceramic glazed oil lamp. A stunning brown pottery oil lamp
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Antique Late 19th Century Asian Islamic Candle Lamps

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery

Collection of Four Persian Glazed Ceramic Oil Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
A collection of four Early Persian Glazed Pottery Oil Lamps from an American collection. It
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Persian Islamic Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Ancient Persian Khurasan Islamic Engraved Calligraphy Bronze Oil Lamp c.1200
Located in Portland, OR
A 12th Century Islamic bronze oil lamp, Eastern Persia, Khurasan. The cast bronze body of
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Persian Islamic Antiquities

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Ormolu-Mounted Theodore Deck Faience Persian-Blue Vases with Lampshades
By Theodore Deck
Located in Palm Desert, CA
oil lamps. As in traditional Persian design, the lamps are bottle-shaped, with a wide rounded body
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Antique 19th Century French Vases

Materials

Ormolu

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Arabic Calligraphy - 18/19th century
Located in Roma, IT
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Giltwood Sofa Hand Carved in the Louis XV Style
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Located in London, Park Royal
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Giltwood Sofa Hand Carved in the Louis XV Style
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H 40.56 in W 108.27 in D 29.53 in
Large English 19th Century Armorial Coat of Arms
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Exceptional large carved wood crest representing the British Royal family. Beautiful patina, original painted finish.
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Evan Jensen Bronze Vase, Denmark, 1930s
By Evan Jensen
Located in Valby, 84
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Large Islamic Pottery Bowl with incision and Slip Paint
Located in Atlanta, GA
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Antique Islamic Ceramic Glazed Bowl with Splashed and Sgraffito Decoration
Located in Atlanta, GA
A small Islamic ceramic bowl circa 11-12th century, possibly from Nishapur or Aghkand area of Persia. The elegantly shaped bowl with a slightly flared opening is supported on a small...
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Antique Print with Panoramic Views of the Nile 'Egypt' by C. De Bruijn '1700'
Located in Langweer, NL
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Located in North Hollywood, CA
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Antique Persian Palm Tree Silverplated Oil Lamp
Located in Blacksburg, VA
Antique Palm Tree Silverplated Table Oil Lamp. Removable tuft of palm leaves in a pinnate form
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Antique 19th Century Persian Table Lamps

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17th-18th Century Persian Blue Glazed Pottery Standing Oil Lamp
Located in Raalte, NL
Antique Persian earthenware blue glazed standing oil lamp adorned with various motifs in the glaze
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Located in London, GB
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Located in Dallas, TX
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Ormolu Mounted THEODORE DECK 'PERSIAN BLUE' Vase Mounted as Lamp
By Theodore Deck
Located in New York, NY
masks, the tongues as scroll feet. This lamp was originally made into an oil lamp and later converted to
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Questions About Persian Oil Lamp
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    A whale oil lamp is a lamp that uses whale oil for fuel. Whale oil lamps were largely made from the 16th to the 19th centuries. Antique whale oil lamps are collectibles today and an older specimen will be a striking addition to your mantel or display cabinet. Find a collection of antique and vintage whale oil lamps on 1stDibs today.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    People began using early versions of oil lamps for spiritual purposes during ancient times. References to oil-burning lamps are found in both the Torah and the Bible. Oil lamps became popular for everyday use lighting homes and businesses in the late 19th century with the advent of the kerosene lamp. Shop a selection of antique oil lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To use a hanging oil lamp, remove the oil font from the base and fill it three-quarters of the way with clear lamp oil. Return the font and close the base. Twist the knob to raise the wick until it is a little less than 0.25 inches above the burner. Light with a match or lighter. After extinguishing and allowing time for cooling, trim the burned end off of the wick. You'll find a collection of hanging oil lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, oil lamps are still used today. However, most people utilize oil lamps while camping or during power outages in the U.S. It is uncommon for Americans to light their homes only with oil lamps. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of antique oil lamps.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The Victorian oil lamp was designed in 1792 by inventor Ami Argan. What made this lamp unique to the ones that preceded it is the unique shape, featuring a long glass shaft that aids the illumination of the lamp. Browse a collection of vintage Victorian oil lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    There are a few key things to look for to identify an antique oil lamp. First check for a patent number anywhere on your lamp. Use a black light to inspect whether your lamp’s hardware is secured with glue, which fluoresces and would indicate a contemporary lamp. Antique lamps use plaster to attach hardware and fill gaps. An antique oil lamp may have hand-blown glass. Shop a range of professionally authenticated antique oil lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 24, 2021
    Roman oil lamps are simply containers filled with oil, in which a wick made up of cloth or rope rests on one end. The other end of the wick comes in contact with the air. When the wick is lit, the oil in it burns and gives out light.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    How you use a brass oil lamp may vary based on the design of the piece. However, generally, you fill the lamp with vegetable, sesame or similar plant-based oil. Use tweezers to raise and lower the wick and trim away burned ends with scissors. Then, use a match to light the lamp. On 1stDibs, shop an assortment of oil lamps.