Small Oil Lamp
Arts of the Islamic World
Wasters, or ceramic products damaged during the firing process and therefore discarded as waste near the original kilns. Excavations by the Ottoman Imperial Museum in 1906 and 1908, by chance conducted near the thirteenth-century kilns, most likely exposed the buried wasters.
2 x 3 15/16 x 3 3/4 in. (5.1 x 10 x 9.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Robert B. Woodward
Prior to 1909, provenance not yet documented; before 1909, possibly acquired by Aziz (Azeez) Khayat of Tyre, Syria (now Lebanon) and New York, NY; by 1909, acquired by Robert B. Woodward of Brooklyn, NY; 1909, gift of Robert B. Woodward to the Brooklyn Museum.
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Small Oil Lamp, 13th century. Ceramic, fritware, 2 x 3 15/16 x 3 3/4 in. (5.1 x 10 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert B. Woodward, 09.307. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.09.307.jpg)
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