3 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 688
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A WOODEN COMB WITH PIERCED DECORATION, EGYPT, 10TH CENTURY
Of rectangular form, with long teeth, central pierced decoration, incised roundels between and to borders - 7 x 3in (17.7 x 7.7cm)
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