Oil lamp with turquoise glazeOn display
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Oil lamp with turquoise glaze
Date13th - 14th century (1201 - 1400)
Material and technique
earthenware, with a turquoise glaze
Dimensions9.5 cm (height)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Alan Barlow, 1956.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 30 | Mediterranean World
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Fehérvári, Géza, Islamic Pottery: A Comprehensive Study Based on the Barlow Collection (London: Faber and Faber, 1973), no. 138 on p. 109