Fatimid lute player on an ivory panel, 11th-12th century


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A larger image of this Fatimid ivory panel with lute player and animals hunting, Egypt, 11th century. Louvre OA 6266

A detail of the lute (al Oud) player on this Fatimid ivory panel, 11th-12th century, Louvre Museum, Paris.

Numéro d’inventaire Numéro principal : OA 6266Inventory number Principal number : OA 6266
Collection Département des Arts de l'IslamCollection Department of Islamic Art

DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION
DénominationÉlément d'applique (Mobilier->Élément de décor) ; TabletterieDenominationWall element (Furniture-> Decorative element); Craft work
Titre Feuillet de diptyque en cinq parties : l'Empereur triomphant (Justinien?).Title Panel of a lute player
Description / Décor Sur un fond de rinceaux, trois sujets en hauteur : un fauve terrassant une gazelle, un homme assis jouant de la guitare, un aigle terrasssant un bouquetin.DescriptionOn a background of foliage, three subjects in height: a wild animal slaying a gazelle, a seated man playing the guitar, an eagle slaying an ibex.

CARACTÉRISTIQUES MATÉRIELLES

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Dimensions Hauteur : 21,3 cm ; Largeur : 5,7 cm ; Epaisseur : 1,1 cm ; Poids : 0,13 kgDimensions Height: 21.3 cm; Width: 5.7 cm; Thickness: 1.1 cm; Weight: 0.13 kg
Matière et technique Matériau : Ivoire (Matériau d'origine animale)
Matériau/Technique : Ivoire, décor sculpté, gravé et peint (traces)
Materials and techniques Material: Ivory (Material of animal origin)
Material / Technique: Ivory, carved, engraved and painted decoration (traces)

LIEUX ET DATES

PLACES AND DATES
Date de création/fabrication XIe siècle ; XIIe siècle (1000 – 1200)Date of creation/fabrication 11th century; 12th century (1000 – 1200)
Lieu de provenanceÉgypte (Proche-Orient arabe)Place of origin Egypt (Arab Middle East)

Louvre OA 6266

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