A Lacquered Pen Box (Qalamdan)

Attributed to Rahim Deccani or a close follower.
Probably Golconda, India, mid to late 17th century.
Pigments, ink and gold on wood and papier-mâché.
H5.5cm, W33.5cm.

Exhibited and Published: Sultans of the Deccan India 1500-1700. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2015, p 250, pl 146.

 

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