Artist Riza-i 'Abbasi, Persian, ca. 1560 - 1635
Title
  • Mirror Case
Date 1617
Medium papier-mâché, painted, gilded, and lacquered on mother-of-pearl
Dimensions Overall: 4 3/4 × 8 5/16 inches (12.1 × 21.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Henry Glover Stevens Fund
Accession Number 26.40.1A
Department Islamic Art
On View Islamic N120, Level 1 (see map)
Signed Signed right center: "Riza-i 'Abbasi, 125".
Inscriptions Signed right center: "Riza-i 'Abbasi, 125". One assumes that this is 1025 AH/1616 AD.
1926-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT, THE ARTS OF PERSIA, Jan 9-Feb 13, 1955, no 93.

Los Angeles County Museum, CA, WOVEN TREASURES OF PERSIAN ART, April-May, 1959, no 152.

DIA BULLETIN, vol 7, no 1, 1926, pp 90-92, (ill).

DIA BULLETIN, vol 22, no 1, 1942, pp 3-7.