A larger image of this Man with Cups on Fatimid Bowl, 11th-12th century.
Lustreware plate with a design on an opaque white glaze of a seated figure holding drinking vessels. A signature can be made out above the man's left hand reading Ja'far.
Country of Origin: Egypt.
Period: Fatimid period 11th C. AD.
Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Islamic Museum, Cairo.
Lustre painted bowl, Fostat, Egypt.
Ref: p22, Medieval Islamic Symbolism and the Paintings in the Cefalu Cathedral by Mirjam Gelfer-Jorgesen