Lacquer pen box (qalamdān)
Lacquer pen box (qalamdān)
A lacquer pen box (qalamdān) with the inscription, “From the shop
(az dūkān, thus) of Sayyid (Syed) Turāb, painted by (bi-qalam) Riḍā
ibn Muḥammad.” The decoration shows a typical combination of
flowers and birds. Purchased in Srinagar, Kashmir, 1926.
Rare books and Special Collections 413 Rare Books/Special Collections (McLennan Bldg, 4th floor)