• Italian ivory comb, 17th c. (3)
  • Europe
  • Italy
  • Width : 12 inch
  • Height : 8 inch
  • Depth : 0,3 inch
  • Ivory comb with silver piqué, unusual in having small teeth on both sides. The body of the comb is inlaid with scrolls of leaves and flowers in the style of the late 17th c. Old repair. This comb is very similar with the one in the book « Masterpieces of Ivory » from The Walters Art gallery, p.256, n°391.