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A SMALL IVORY SCULPTURE OF A SEATED SRI LANKAN KING

 

Sri Lanka, Kandy, late 18th/early 19th century

Delicately carved, seated in long rich dress, one hand raised, wide collar and cushioned hat, with traces of red colouring.

H. 7.1. cm

Note:
There are many of such ivory portraits of Ceylonese kings but most are stereotypes and cannot be identified.