A CARVED IVORY STANDING FIGURE OF KUMAN THONG.
Thailand, 18th Century.
Standing with the hands to the sides, the eyes slightly lowered in a quizzical smile, the head adorned with a topknot, the reverse inscribed SIAM, BT. WEBSTER, OCT 1897. P., mounted on a collector’s base inscribed SIAM, 14cm H.
For related examples see Tardy, Les Ivories, Part II, page 204.