The Wider World: Diplomatic Contacts and International Trade
‘Mamluk Egypt was renowned for textiles such as woven silks and printed cottons.’
Glassware became one of the most renowned achievements of Mamluk art, with the mosque lamp forming a significant part of glassware production. Mamluk Egypt became renowned for the production and export of textiles such as woven silks and printed cottons. Pottery workshops generated a vibrant and attractive range of quality wares, some specifically designed to imitate Chinese celadon and blue-and-white wares, and woodworkers enhanced architectural fittings, furnishings and even cenotaphs with intricately carved, and inlaid geometric-star designs.
Mosque lamp

Later than Hegira 23 Muharram 721 / AD 21 February 1321
Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
Lisbon, Portugal
Mamluk glass lamps have a tall, flaring neck, squat bulbous body and a pedestal foot. Most are of clear enamelled glass.