14 December 1999
A CARVED IVORY AND SILVER FIGURE OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD
CEYLON, 16TH OR 17TH CENTURY
The silver crown engraved and pierced; the interior inscribed with inventory number '5641/85.534'.
Staining; repaired crack and minor losses.
10 in. (26 cm.) high
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Lisbon, Fundaao Calouste Gulbenkian, A Expansao Portuguesa E A Arte Do Marfim, 25 Jun. - 15 Sept. 1991, p.71, no. 143.
Please note that the crown is silvered metal and probably later.
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