Collection of Hamid Kooros © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
TL41541.3
People
Muhammad Riza [al-Imami]
Title
Rectangular Mirror Case with Flowers, Butterfly, and Sleeping Bird (ext.); Flowers and Butterfly (int.)
Classification
Mirrors
Work Type
mirror case
Date
1263 H (1847-48)
Period
Qajar period
Culture
Persian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Exterior: watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard Interior: watercolor, gold-colored pigments, brass particles, and lacquer over brass layer on pasteboard
Dimensions
27.7 × 18.1 × 2.1 cm (10 7/8 × 7 1/8 × 13/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Kooros Family Collection
Object Number
TL41541.3
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/26/2017 - 01/07/2018

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