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Pen Box

Type
Pen box
Maker(s)
Artist: Shaykh Muhammad
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, 1587
School
Mughal School
Medium
Lacquered teak wood and mother of pearl
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 8.7 x 10.8 x 36.2 cm (3 7/16 x 4 1/4 x 14 1/4 in)
Geography
India, Gujarat
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1986.58a-c
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Keyword(s)
India, lettering, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), nasta'liq script, poems, writing, WWII-era provenance
Collection(s) Area
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






The Freer|Sackler is closed for renovation and reinstallation. The popular exhibition Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan is still on view in the International Gallery. (Enter through the Ripley Center.) Join us for our reopening celebration on October 14–15, 2017.