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Persian Brass Qalamdan with Arabic Calligraphy, Inkwell and Pen Box

$995

About

19th century Persian pen box and inkwell, known as a qalamdan, with unusual etched designs of rather animated monkeys amidst cartouches of calligraphy. The inkwell is attached to a long decorated compartment that would hold the pens. Inkwell has a scallop shell form lid. Measures: 8.75 inches by 2 by 2.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 2 in. (5.08 cm)Width: 8.75 in. (22.23 cm)Depth: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
  • Style
    Islamic (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    EtchedBrass
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Stamford, CT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU803018519872

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  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Stamford, CT
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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