Antique Islamic Arabic Divit Brass Scribe’s Pen Case, 19th C. Qalamdan Inkwell


  • Beautiful Antique Middle Eastern Piece!
  • Known as a Divit Scribe’s Pen case, or Qalamdan
  • The two-in-one tool functioned as a quill/pen box with an attached inkwell and would’ve been worn/carried on the belt.
  • Solid brass with copper pins on the pen box lid
  • Brass was hand decorated with Arabic calligraphy and arabesques 
  • Measures approx. 7-3/4″ Long
  • Nice addition to any collection!



SKU: 62606 Category: Sold Antiques Tags: Antiques, Asian Antiques, Middle East


Good overall aged condition. Moderate scratching and some patina to the brass from age. Both hinged lids open/close without issue.


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