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Green fritware lamp, Mamluk

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An image of Islamic Pottery/Lamp. Monochrome glazed ware. Buff fritware, mould made, coated in a green glaze, height, whole, 8.8 cm, width, whole, 14.7 cm, diameter, neck rim, 4.7 cm, diameter, base, 5.2 cm, weight, whole, 204 g. Circular body on a disc base with a flaring, tubular neck and pointed spout. The remains of a handle are visible at the join between the neck and body. Production Place: Egypt. Mamluk Period. Circa 1150-1499.

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Islamic Pottery/Lamp. Monochrome glazed ware. Buff fritware, mould made, coated in a green glaze, height, whole, 8.8 cm, width, whole, 14.7 cm, diameter, neck rim, 4.7 cm, diameter, base, 5.2 cm, weight, whole, 204 g. Circular body on a disc base with a flaring, tubular neck and pointed spout. The remains of a handle are visible at the join between the neck and body. Production Place: Egypt. Mamluk Period. Circa 1150-1499.

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  • Accession Number: C.4.49-1919
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 763 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 415.49kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2013:11:06 13:17:22

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Egyptian fritware glazed green Islamic lamp lighting Mamlouk Mamluk Medieval Memluk moulded pottery spout stonepaste

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