A Large Qajar Lacquer Papier Mache Box

Qajar Period, Persia
Date: 19th century
Sold at Bonhams auctions
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جعبه چوبی قاجاری - حراجی بونامز
This is a remarkably beautiful example of Wooden containers in Qajar Period. It does depict fictitious scenes of royal battles or hunting. In a general sense, lacquer is a somewhat imprecise term for a clear or colored wood finish that dries by solvent evaporation.