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Sprinkler bottle: C.42-1983

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Current Location: Gallery 33


Production: Unknown




Clear glass with greenish tinge; 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.


History note: Formerly on loan from the donor, since 1948

Legal notes

Given by Major Raymond Ades

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.5 cm
Height: 28 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983-11-28) by Ades, Raymond


14th Century
Circa 1300 CE - 1400 CE


Syrian or Egyptian

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( in red, blue, green and yellow enamels)

Materials used in production

clear Green glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Glory to our Lord, the Sultan
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.42-1983
Primary reference Number: 28049
Old loan number: L.109-1948
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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