The Cantigas de Santa Maria: All Color Images. I'm fascinated by these binary pairings of musicians on the same instrument.
SALTERIO Y LAÚD Agostino di Duccio - Musician Angels (1450-55) In the Tempio Malatestiano Agostino di Duccio created a highly individual style where the Quattrocento Renaissance types of figures are wedded to swinging linear masses of linear fold patterns, spreading out over the surface of the relief.
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Fatimid dish decorated with drinker and musician, 11th century, Benaki Museum of Islamic Art, Athens
Fatimid Lustre Painted Large Dish, 11th century Click for a larger image. Previous Next Economic prosperity in the Fatimid period led to the flourishing of the lustre-ware ceramic industry. Such lustre-ware vessels, where the metallic lustre resembles gold, incorporate a variety of decorations including splendid scenes of Fatimid daily and social life. Lustre painted celadon or porcelain. Found at Fustat, Egypt. Fatimid era (5th century AH / 11th century AD), 15 x 40 cm. Source: Museum of…