A stucco fragment from Madinat al-Zahra circa 10th century
Lot 45
An Umayyad stucco Fragment Andalucia, 10th/ 11th Century
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
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Lot Details
An Umayyad stucco Fragment
Andalucia, 10th/ 11th Century
of irregular rectangular form, carved in deep relief with a palmette on a vine
approx. 10.5 x 17 cm.

Footnotes

  • For a fragment of comparable design from the Umayyad palace of Madinat al-Zahra near Cordoba, see Arte Toledano: islamic y mudejar, Madrid, 1973, pl. LXIX. This bevelled style of carving relates to the carved stucco work from Umayyad Syria, for example from the 8th Century Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi (Les Andalousies de Damas a Cordoue, Paris, 2001, pp. 26-7, no.2).
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