Ivory box by Unknown Artist

French or Flemish box in the court style of Louis XIV.

Details

Medium:
Ivory
Art Fund grant:
£24 ( Total: £24)
Acquired in:
1942

He is seen receiving the Siamese ambassadors in 1686. It represents significant evidence of the early official contacts between East and West.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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