Plate: Luster-painted from Fatimid period

Plate: Luster-painted
Egypt - Fatimid period - 11 century A .D.
Diam . 34.5
A design of a running big ox on the whole plate with two plant stems in the lower part. Luster is a highly complex technique which requires much effort. It is a delicate technique as well. Due to the many faults that might occur in the process of production, especially during firing. This phenomenon is emphasized by the highly developed technique in this plate.