Pen box

citation

Historical period(s)
Zand period, 1792-1793
Medium
Lacquer and watercolor on pasteboard
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4.2 x 23 x 4.2 cm (1 5/8 x 9 1/16 x 1 5/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Collection of Colonel John L. Bates, Ret (1910-1995), gift of his daughters, Olga Leigh Olshan and Mary Pantuhova
Accession Number
S1999.118a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Pen box

Keywords
Iran, writing, WWII-era provenance, Zand period (1750 - 1794)
Provenance

Colonel John L. Bates (1910-1995), acquired in Iran in the 1960s [1]

To 1999
Olga Leigh Olshan, Falls Church, VA, and Mary Pantuhova, Newtonville, MA, by descent from Colonel John L. Bates, to 1999 [2]

From 1999
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Olga Leigh Olshan and Mary Pantuhova in 1999

Notes:

[1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] Olga Leigh Olshan and Mary Pantuhova are the daughters of Colonel John L. Bates (1910-1995).

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Olga Leigh Olshan
Dr. Mary Pantuhova
Colonel John L. Bates

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum