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Old 17th July 2021, 05:44 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by AHorsa View Post
If the lion on the piece in discussion has a link to a dutch colony, that would make it an interesting piece of history
This link seems obvious to me. Some stylistic elements of this image of a lion have obvious traditional features, which can be seen, for example, on the pommel of the kastane sword. Probably the master or the customer of this work wanted to emphasize his connection with Ceylon.
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