Fatimid Ivory Plaque with a Standing Figure



A larger image of this Fatimid Ivory Plaque with a Standing Figure, Egypt, 12th century, The Walters Art Museum.


Standing Figure
Description: A hexagonal furniture inlay with the figure of a standing man in a coat, decorated with palmettes.
Creator: Egyptian (Artist)
Period: 12th century (Fatimid)
Medium: ivory
Accession number: 71.567
Measurements: 2 11/16 x 1 1/4 in. (6.8 x 3.1 cm)
Geography: Egypt (Place of Origin)
Provenance: Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1926, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Source: Walters Art Museum

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