Star-Shaped Plaque

Ivory; carved with traces of pigment | 0.6cm | First half 16th century

Unknown Artist

This carved ivory plaque bears the signature of an otherwise unknown craftsman, Muhammad Talib Gilani. The plaque most likely comes from the cenotaph of Shah Isma'il I, which is believed to have been commissioned for his tomb in the Ardabil Shrine by...
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