Lot: 4

95th Tribal Art Auction

Rare ivory ornamental comb

Sri Lanka

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
H: 3.7 inch;
B: 2.8 inch
1500 EUR
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.

This object is subject to CITES. Please note that it can only be sent within the European Community. At the present time export in third countries is prohibited.