Four Abbasid panels: 1) door; 2) a lintel and two smaller pieces.
Four carved wooden panels by Unknown Artist, 8th century
© British Museum
- 1) 160 x 30.5 cm; 2) 170.2 x 20.3 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £45 ( Total: £45)
- Acquired in:
- Sydney Burney
Carved in the oblique style resulting in strong contrasts of light and shade introduced in Samarra, (838-883). Such designs in wood were transferred to stucco decoration.