Rare Qajar Persian Papier Mache Hand Mirror Box / From Massoume Mossadgh Estate
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Rare Qajar Persian Papier Mache Hand Mirror Box / From Massoume Mossadgh Estate:
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This Rare and Wonderful Qajar Persian Hand-Painted Paper Mache Hand Mirror Box
From the personal estate of Massoume Mossadegh's who was Mohammad Mossadegh's Granddaughter.
(Prime Minister of Iran, 1951-1953)
It was created between 1850 - 1900 and is one of the most sought after small paper maches-
Featuring hand painted scenes of three women sharing or readying wine and fruit on the front
and again on the back.
On the inside of the top of the box, is a painting of a yellow bird seated among several red roses .
The original mirror is attached to the inside of the bottom of the box.
It measures 5 3/4" x 3 1/2" x 2/3".
It is in beautiful condition for it's age, with only minor paint loss and scuff marks on the edges.
The mirror's silver has separated in areas, as antique mirrors do with time.
Very Fine Quality..