Lock for writing box, decorated with photographs of Nasir a-Din Shah, his court, and views of Paris and Tehran (S2014.11.1), accompanied by pair of scissors (S2014.11.3-4)

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Historical period(s)
Qajar period, 1860-1865
Medium
Metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.7 × 2 × 1 cm (1 1/16 × 13/16 × 3/8 in)
Geography
Iran?
Credit Line
Purchase -- funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number
S2014.11.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Tool and Equipment
Type

Lock

Keywords
Iran, lock, Qajar period (1779 - 1925)
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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