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Dan Peters and Mark Arm Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

Dan Peters and Mark Arm Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

Mark and Dan in front of the Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

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Mark and Dan in front of the Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

AN ENAMELLED AND GILT BLUE GLASS MOSQUE LAMP EUROPE, LATE 19TH CENTURY -  In the Mamluk style, with globular body rising from a high conical foot, with wide flaring neck, the polychrome decoration with large bands of calligraphy in thuluth script to the body and neck, the foot decorated with rising palmettes and dense gilt floral ground 15 3/8in. (39cm.) high

AN ENAMELLED AND GILT BLUE GLASS MOSQUE LAMP EUROPE, LATE 19TH CENTURY - In the Mamluk style, with globular body rising from a high conical foot, with wide flaring neck, the polychrome decoration with large bands of calligraphy in thuluth script to the body and neck, the foot decorated with rising palmettes and dense gilt floral ground 15 3/8in. (39cm.) high

Blue Mosque, Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan  Photograph by Shashwat Saraf / NatGeo

Blue Mosque, Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan Photograph by Shashwat Saraf / NatGeo

A rare early Iznik Mosque Lamp (Kandil) Ottoman Turkey, Circa 1512 - Of typical form, with cylindrical body tapering before wide flaring mouth, the white body painted in two shades of blue with a band of elegant fleshy palmettes on a meandering scroll, a band of stapwork roundels containing stellar motifs below, wider bands of hexagonal lozenges before the foot & mouth, the body with three loops for hanging, Overall 8½”; body 5” high [Auction estimate $166,100 - $249,150]

A rare early Iznik Mosque Lamp (Kandil) Ottoman Turkey, Circa 1512 - Of typical form, with cylindrical body tapering before wide flaring mouth, the white body painted in two shades of blue with a band of elegant fleshy palmettes on a meandering scroll, a band of stapwork roundels containing stellar motifs below, wider bands of hexagonal lozenges before the foot & mouth, the body with three loops for hanging, Overall 8½”; body 5” high [Auction estimate $166,100 - $249,150]

Mosque lamp, made of polychrome glazed pottery. The lamp has a pyriform body with three applied ear-shaped handles and a moulding at the juncture with the trumpet neck, on a spreading profiled foot.  It is painted in tones of cobalt blue and grey-green outlined in black with chinoiserie cloud bands alternating with small arabesque knots between pointed green-ground half-cartouches filled with black scrollwork.  A similar design is repeated on the neck.  Inscription bands of differing width…

Mosque lamp, made of polychrome glazed pottery. The lamp has a pyriform body with three applied ear-shaped handles and a moulding at the juncture with the trumpet neck, on a spreading profiled foot. It is painted in tones of cobalt blue and grey-green outlined in black with chinoiserie cloud bands alternating with small arabesque knots between pointed green-ground half-cartouches filled with black scrollwork. A similar design is repeated on the neck. Inscription bands of differing width…

Neil Young. He is playing Hank Williams Sr.'s Martin D28. He wrote Old Man on that guitar.

Neil Young. He is playing Hank Williams Sr.'s Martin D28. He wrote Old Man on that guitar.

A MAMLUK-STYLE ENAMELLED AND GILDED BLUE GLASS MOSQUE LAMP PROBABLY FRANCE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

A MAMLUK-STYLE ENAMELLED AND GILDED BLUE GLASS MOSQUE LAMP PROBABLY FRANCE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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