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Inscription

signed by artist, lower left in ink on print: L. Tripe; typeset in black ink on white paper label affixed to mount, lower center: No. 83. Amerapoora. Maha-oung-meeay-liy-mhan Kyoung. / This was built and endowed by the present Queen. The details of carvings outside and inside far surpass one's expectations of Burmese Art. It is carved of wood gilt and inlaid with mirror.

Marks and Labels

artist’s blindstamp on mount, upper center: BY THEE I DRAW

Provenance

Linnaeus Tripe [1822-1902]; presented to James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie [1812-1860], Governor-General of India [1848-1856], February 1857; by descent to the Broun-Ramsay family; (sale, Sotheby's, London, 9 May 2012, part of Lot 211); NGA purchase (through Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc., New York), 2012.