Lot 180

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.

泰國十八世紀   象牙雕古曼童像

For related examples see Tardy, Les Ivories, Part II, page 204.

Estimate: £800-£1,200

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