Ivory plaque with conch-blower

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Details

  • Title

    Ivory plaque with conch-blower

  • Associated place

    Sri Lanka (place of creation)
  • Date

    mid-18th century
  • Material and technique

    ivory, with carved decoration

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    18.3 x 7.9 x 0.9 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of the Friends of the Ashmolean Museum, 1989.

  • Museum location

    First floor | Gallery 33 | Mughal India
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1990.1291

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Further reading

Coomaraswamy, Ananada Kentish, Mediaevel Sinhalese Art: Being a Monograph on Mediaevel Sinhalese Arts and Crafts, Mainly as Surviving in the Eighteenth Century, with an Account of the Structure of Society and the Status of the Craftsmen, revised 2nd edn (New York: Pantheon Books, 1956), pls XXV (5-6) & XL (5)

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