Antique Persian Mirror With Painted Scenes From an Imaginary Harem

Era: Qajar or Pahlavi Period
Date: 19th or 20th century
Size: Height 43 cm, Width 22 cm
Sold online at Philip Garrick Antiques
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آینه دوره قاجار با زنان عریان - حراجی فیلیپ گریک
This is a rare and unusual wall mirror, beautifully hand painted with calligraphy and scenes of Persian life on the two doors in front of the mirror. When the doors are opened to reveal the mirror, some erotic scenes from an imaginary harem can be viewed on the inside section of the each door.