20 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A STEEL GOLD AND SILVER-OVERLAID BACK SCRATCHER
INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
The shaft with silver lattice containing gold floral sprays and animals, one extremity in the naturalistic form of a hand similarly decorated and picked out in gold, the other with a makara head supporting a tiger, loss to overlay, corrosion
15¾ in (40cm.) long
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