Pen Box, Papier-maché; painted and lacquered

Pen Box

Object Name:
Pen box
Date:
19th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Papier-maché; painted and lacquered
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
W. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
L. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mrs. Amy R. Sheldon, 1908
Accession Number:
08.98.4a, b
Not on view
Mrs. Amy R. Sheldon, New York (until d. 1908; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. Leubsdorf Gallery at Hunter College. "Re-Orientations: Islamic Art and the West in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries," February 7, 2008–April 26, 2008, no catalogue.

Bates, Ülkü. Re-Orientations: Islamic Art and the West in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. New York, 2008. no. 14, p. 61.