A LACQUERED PAPIER MACHE QALAMDAN

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A LACQUERED PAPIER MACHE QALAMDAN
BY ABU TALEB
QAJAR PERSIA, DATED AH 1270/1853-4AD

With rounded ends and sliding tray, the rich red-brown top and sides with a typical design of scrolling fleshy leaves outlined in gold, in a gold menadering vine border, the dark green base with 'engine-turned designs' also running across red cartouches, the tray with similar designs executed in different colours (negligible chipping to base and one end)
8¾in. (22.2cm.) long
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