Lot: 495th Tribal Art Auction
Rare ivory ornamental comb
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H: 3.7 inch;
B: 2.8 inch
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
min. remnants of colour pigments, This comb is carved from a single piece of ivory and has long, fine rows of teeth at the top and bottom. The central plate is carved on both sides. It depicts a goddess (Lakshmi) surrounded by tendrils on one side and a seated female in traditional clothing on reverse.