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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.77
adlib_title mouldmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Large circular, deep body, flat shoulder, slightly raised, concave discus with a small filling hole in the centre. the beginnings of two nozzles, both sided are concave with large decorative features protruding from either side. Base of handle remains with half of the hole left. Ring base, slightly concave.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Ovoid or tongue mouldings on the shoulder, not no the areas covered by the nozzle volutes or the area of the handle. Discus is surrounded by four concentric moulded rings, the filling hole is surrounded by three concentric moulded rings. The nozzles have on their outer edges large volutes, these terminate at the body with horse heads instead of the usual ? the termination by the tip is in the usual form. Within the base are three concentric moulded rings with a small nodule at the centre. Red glaze all over
Inscriptions
Condition Both nozzles mainly missing, handle missing. Left hand nozzle volute has been restored, small hole from missing fragment, from this hole are radiating hairline fractures to the base. glaze is worn in places, large amount of deposit covering the entirety of the interior and the back portion of the exterior as well as other areas.
Technique/Style Mouldmade
Provenance
Period
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Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a lamp, showing the mouldings and the missing nozzle.
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Top view of the bottom of a lamp.
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Oblique view of a lamp, showing the mouldings and the missing nozzle.
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2005.01.0269.jpg
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Front view of a lamp.
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2005.01.0270.jpg
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Front view of a lamp, showing the missing section.
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Front view of a lamp.
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Front view of a lamp, showing the broken area.
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Horse volute
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Beazley_DB
Height 5.0
Diameters 10.9
Handle_height Remains 4.2
Other_dims. L. incl. handle 12.7; L. incl. handle and one nozzle volute 16.7?; base 5.4
Location Under 6
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra
Date_edited 15.08.2002; 25.10.2004
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