• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 28

    A STEEL GOLD AND SILVER-OVERLAID BACK SCRATCHER

    INDIA, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    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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