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