Writing box with utensils, decorated with photographs of Nasir a-Din Shah, his court, and views of Paris and Tehran

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Historical period(s)
Qajar period, 1860-1865
Medium
Lacquered and gilded wood with applied photographs and silver fittings
Dimensions
H x W x D: 11.1 × 30.8 × 10.3 cm (4 3/8 × 12 1/8 × 4 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase -- funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number
S2014.11.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Box

Keywords
calligraphy, cityscape, Iran, paper scissors, photograph, Qajar period (1779 - 1925), shah
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Ader-Nordmann Maison des Ventes

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

Copyright with museum

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