Bowl with Groom and Giraffe, Fatimid Egypt, c.11th Century.
Benaki Museum, Greece




the groom leading a giraffe in the celebrated lustre painted bowl in the Benaki Museum (fig. 7). The groom also wears similar short boots, although without the characteristic cut-outs at the sides.
Source: pp. 147-148, Grube, Ernst J. A COLOURED DRAWING OF THE FATIMID PERIOD IN THE KEIR COLLECTION. Rivista Degli Studi Orientali, vol. 59, no. 1/4, 1985, pp. 147174.

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