Sale of Indo-Javanese Altar Stone

Scope and Content

Correspondence concerning the sale of an East Javanese, late Madjuaphit period volcanic stone ogee which was purchased by the Victoria and Albert Museum for £37,500. Five items including a letter from Professor Dr. J.E. van Lohuizen-de Leeuw with an evaluation of the stone; two copies of an estimate from Spink & Son. Ltd.; a letter from Robert Skelton, Keeper, Indian department, Victoria and Albert Museum concerning purchase of the sculpture; and a receipt for the purchase.