Pen case with Sufi masters and disciples

Historical period(s)
Qajar period, ca. 1850-75
Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard
H x W x D: 5 × 5.1 × 26.6 cm (1 15/16 × 2 × 10 1/2 in)
Credit Line
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Container, Lacquer

Pen case

calligraphy, Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection, Iran, Qajar period (1779 - 1925)
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Massumeh Farhad, Mary McWilliams, Simon Rettig. A Collector's Passion: Ezzat-Malek Soudavar and Persian Lacquer. Washington and Cambridge, Massachusetts. cat. 102, 76-77, 133.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
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