A 19th century brass decorated Islamic Persian Qalamdan.
The Qalamdan is in solid brass, decorated on all sides with Arabic calligraphy writing.
It consists of an inkwell and a pen compartment of typical tubular form with an interior cavity to store a reed pen.
Attached to the body is an inkwell with engraved Moorish designs with a shell style cover.
The piece measures 8.75" inches long x 1.75" inches high x 2" inches deep.
Great decorative Islamic art object.