Bowl with Musicians in a Garden

Stonepaste; glazed in opaque white, luster-painted | 8.9in | Late 12th-early 13th century

Unknown Artist

Checkerboard cypresses, a stylized canopy, and a flying bird on the luster bowl symbolize the garden pavilion where two women play the lute and possibly sing. They sport tattooed hands and wear earrings, drop-shaped diadems, and dresses ornamented wi...
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