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Lacquer Papier-mache Pen Box, Qalamdan

Auction:
2678B
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$780$650

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2678B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 12, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Lacquer Papier-mache Pen Box, Qalamdan, Persia, Qajar dynasty, rectangular with rounded ends and a silvered filigree inkwell, decorated with battle scenes on the top and sides, the base and the sides of the sliding tray painted with gold foliate scrolls against a red ground, lg. 9 in.
Estimate $400-600

minor chips along the edges and at the interior, age cracks, ink well with damaged base


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