Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks

Object Name: Pen box
Date: early 19th century
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Papier-maché; painted and lacquered
Dimensions: H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm) W. 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm) D. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Purchase, Elizabeth S. Ettinghausen Gift, in memory of Richard Ettinghausen; and Stephenson Family Foundation Gift, 2006
Accession Number: 2006.523a, b

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