Artist Islamic, Egyptian
  • Inkwell
Date probably 1400s
Medium ivory with gilded copper
Dimensions Overall: 4 1/4 × 2 7/8 inches (10.8 × 7.3 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 29.297
Department Islamic Art
On View Islamic N120, Level 1 (see map)
(Luigi Grassi);
1929-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Patterns and Precision. The Heritage of Islam, National Committee: Islam Centennial Fourteen, 1982, p. 38 (ill.).

"Family Art Game," Detroit Free Press (May 18, 1986): p. 28 (ill.). [DIA Advertising Supplement].