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  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)

  • Date:

    1300 - 1350 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass, iridized, colourless with yellow tinge, abraded enamel, mouldblown

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the executors of Lady Marling, C.B.E.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 5, shelf 2

Physical description

Vase, mouldblown glass with vertical ribbed body and two applied handles, with red and blue enamelled frieze decoration around the neck

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)


1300 - 1350 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Glass, iridized, colourless with yellow tinge, abraded enamel, mouldblown


Height: 17.7 cm, Width: 11.4 cm greatest width

Descriptive line

Vase, enamelled glass, Egypt, 1300-1350

Labels and date

This vase has been buried, and the resulting weathering of the surface has removed most of the original enamel decoration while giving the piece an unintentional opaque and iridescent surface. []




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