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Pen Box (Qalamdan)

A work made of painted and lacquered papier-mâché.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of painted and lacquered papier-mâché.

Date:

Qajar dynasty (1796–1925), 19th century

Artist:

Iran

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Culture

Islamic

Title

Pen Box (Qalamdan)

Origin

Iran

Date

1701–1900

Medium

Painted and lacquered papier-mâché

Dimensions

3 × 20 × 3 cm (1 3/16 × 7 7/8 × 1 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Mookree

Reference Number

1971.512

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