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