Pen Box with Architectural Cartouches

Artist: 'Ali Ashraf
Object Name: Pen box
Date: dated A.H. 1156/ A.D. 1743
Geography: Iran, Shiraz
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Papier-mâché; painted, sprinkled with mica, and lacquered
Dimensions: Depth 1 1/4 in. (3.1 cm) L. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Purchase, Patti Cadby Birch Gift, funds from various donors, and Paul Anavian and Massoud Nader Gift, 2008
Accession Number: 2008.246a, b

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