Qajar period lacquered and lithographed antique pencase

£1,200

This rare qalamdan (pencase) features a stunning array of intricate narrative detail and is a unique example of Qajar period craftsmanship.

 

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Description

The wooden pencase is of typical form for the Persian Qajar period (1785-1925), which is known as a time of great artistic innovation. It is wooden and has rounded ends and a sliding tray which opens to reveal the interior, decorated on the exterior with lacquered depictions of figures and trees.

Details

Country of Origin
Persian
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Style
Persian interest
Material
Lacquer, Wood
Colour
Brown

Dimensions

Height
3.5 cm / 1.2 inches
Width
23 cm / 9.1 inches
Depth
4 cm / 1.6 inches

Reference:
14820

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