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Fatimid Lustre Bowl Depicting a Lute Player, 11th-12th century
A larger image of this Fatimid Lustre Bowl Depicting a Lute Player Egypt, 11th-12th century.
A large and rare fragment of a Fatimid lustre bowl depicting a lute player, Egypt, 11th-12th Century.
The earthenware body painted with golden lustre over an opacified tin glaze, figural depiction of a lute player outlined by rounded halo, stylised peacock-eye motif visible to left of halo, detail of lute preserved with geometrical motifs emanating around the instrument.
Source: Sotheby's. From the Harvey B. Plotnick Collection
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