10-12-2013 10-12-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2678B Boston
October 12, 2013 11:00AMCalender

Lacquer Papier-mache Pen Box, Qalamdan

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


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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