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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.79
adlib_title wheelmade lamp
Shape Lamp
Shape_description Small Circular body, convex shoulder, rim of large central filling hole is concave. Large slightly raised nozzle, rounded tip with a large oval wick hole, slightly irregular underside to nozzle. Small straight sided circular foot with a flat base. Slight anomaly at the bottom of the reservoir in the centre.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Dark brown wash all over inner and outer surface, darker in patches. Wire cutting marks on the base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, two small chips on the left side of the foot. Wash worn, especially on the back and right hand side of the body. Small amount of white deposit around the foot and on the interior.
Technique/Style Wheelmade
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of a lamp.
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Top view of a lamp.
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Top view of the bottom of a lamp.
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Oblique view of a lamp.
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Front view of a lamp.
Comparanda cf RM.1908.64 and RM.1905.64 (last is smaller)
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 2.8
Diameters 5.0
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. incl. nozzle 7.0; base 3.2
Location 11.1.1
Edited_by Denise; Alexandra
Date_edited 15.08.2002; 20.10.2004
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