Writing Box

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Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, 1610-1615
School
Mughal School
Medium
Lacquered wood, mother-of-pearl, and silver
Dimensions
H x W x D: 30.9 x 40.8 x 24.8 cm (12 3/16 x 16 1/16 x 9 3/4 in)
Geography
India, Gujarat
Credit Line
Purchase - Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Fund
Accession Number
S1988.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Box

Keywords
flower, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), palm tree, writing, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

John Lawrence Fine Arts

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum