From: India | Sri Lanka

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number A1159A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sinhalese
Provenience India | Sri Lanka
Date Made 18th Century
Section Asian
Materials Ivory
Technique Carved | Incised
Iconography Dancer | Parrots

Ivory plaque carved and pierced: central portion of a double comb or inset for a box. Central figure is a dancer in slight relief with details incised. Parrots on two flanking panels. Reverse of plaque shows backview of the dancer and parrots.

Credit Line Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

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