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AN ANGLO-INDIAN CARVED IVORY BACKSCRATCHER
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AN ANGLO-INDIAN CARVED IVORY BACKSCRATCHER

INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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AN ANGLO-INDIAN CARVED IVORY BACKSCRATCHER
INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Modelled as a hand, the palm decorated with a leaf and a bunch of grapes, the twisted handle with a mythical beast finial from which mouth springs a bird
14.5in. (37cm.) long
Special Notice

Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
VAT rate of 20% is payable on hammer price and buyer's premium

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