Turned and painted wooden game piece.
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A Siamese Priest. Arrived at the court of King Charles I as an attendant to the Ambassador of his Nation just as Rubens was preparing to leave England, However that Eminent Artist found time to make the above describ'd Drawing. Mai 1st 1774
pipe (narcotics & intoxicants: smoking)
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