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Glass sprinkler bottle enamelled with lotus flowers

Image attached to C.42-1983

An image of Sprinkler Bottle. Unknown production, Syrian or Egyptian. Enamelled on the shoulder in blue, green, yellow and red with lotus flowers and the inscription 'Glory to our Lord, the Sultan'; traces of two bands of red enamel around the body. Clear blown glass with green tinge, enamelled, height, whole, 28.0 cm, diameter, whole, 11.5 cm, circa 1300-1400.

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Sprinkler Bottle. Unknown production, Syrian or Egyptian. Enamelled on the shoulder in blue, green, yellow and red with lotus flowers and the inscription 'Glory to our Lord, the Sultan'; traces of two bands of red enamel around the body. Clear blown glass with green tinge, enamelled, height, whole, 28.0 cm, diameter, whole, 11.5 cm, circa 1300-1400.

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  • Accession Number: C.42-1983
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 769 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 469.91kB
  • Exposure time: 1/250
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1

Key words

14th Century blown glass bottle Egyptian enamel enamelled Fitz_AA glass glassware globe globular green inscribed inscriptions Islamic lotus lotus flower Medieval painted script sprinkler bottle Syrian texts Turkish vessel

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