|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from K. Ispanien, 1919|
Large, mosaic. From reception room of an Arab house. With inlaid door and frame.
"Ornamental fountain and basin from the same reception room as the pair of doors in a mosaic frame at the opposite end of this gallery.
The shape of this fountain is typical and can be understood as the plan of a dome on squinches (small arches built across the interior angles between two walls): a reflection of the dome of heaven.
The strap design is made of small colored limestone and ceramic pieces set in a mortar bed."
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Islamic Gallery (1977 - 04 Apr 2016)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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