Carved Ivory Plaque with Dancer, Fatimid Egypt, 11th Century.
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, 80c 5.


A larger image of this Carved Ivory Plaque with Dancer, Fatimid Egypt, 11th Century. Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, 80c 5.


Plaque, ivory. Fatimid Egypt, 11th century. H: 12.3; W: 6.3 cm. Almost all the right side is covered with gold with red bole underneath. There are also traces of gilding on the grooves and palmettes in other areas. - Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, inv. no. 80c 5.
Source: Fig. 134, Contadini, Anna (2005) 'Fatimid Ivories Within a Mediterranean Culture.' The Ivories of Muslim Spain, The Journal of the David Collection, ed. by K. von Folsach and J. Mayer, 2 (2). pp. 226-247.

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