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Antique Persian Pen Box, Qalamdan.

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Antique Persian Pen Box, Qalamdan.
Iran, 19th century, polychrome on lacquered papier-mache, with rounded ends and sliding tray, painted with a vertical composition of a woman in a field, the sides feature a continuous, repeated depiction of two figures in a landscape, the black base with gilt decoration, fitted with a silvered inkwell, lg. 8 1/2 in. Condition Report; Minor cracking and general wear.

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