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Pen Box (Qalamdan) with Inscriptions

Calligrapher: Hasan Ramadan Shahi

Object Name: Pen box
Date: early 16th century
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Brass; chased, engraved, and inlaid with silver
Dimensions: Box: L. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm) H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm) D. 4 in. (10.2 cm) Spoon: L. 4 1/2in. (11.4cm) H. 3/8 in. (1 cm) D. 9/16 in (1.4 cm) Wt. 0.14 oz. (4 g)
Classification: Metal
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.350.1a–c

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