Three lacquer-painted traveling mirror cases

Record ID: 
113035
Accession number: 
MS M.1096.1-3
Title: 
Three lacquer-painted traveling mirror cases
Created: 
Persia, early 20th century.
Credit: 
Purchased by Mrs. Marie L. Sterner, June 12, 1925.
Description: 
3 boxes : papier-mâché and wood, ill.
Notes: 

"Probably made in the early twentieth century, in Persia"--Cf. Schmitz.
Case 3 is inscribed on the inside cover with the date: April 15, 1922.
Sizes: 1) 318 x 212 mm.; 2) 330 x 235 mm.; 3) 330 x 229 mm
Decoration: a total of eight paintings.

Century: