London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
A Qajar lacquer mirror case
painted and gilt with a gol-a-bolbol design to the front of the hinged cover, the reverse with iris and lillies with a butterfly within a band of calligraphy, the frame with gol-a-bolbol design on the reverse within bands of scrolling foliage, with a white metal crescent shaped clasp to the cover -- 11 5/8in. (29.5cm.) high.
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