Property from the Paul F. Walter Collection
Two ivory backscratchers
South India 19th century
One with a curved hand set on a flat panel carved with a fine-tooth comb and long prong terminal; the other with a large curved hand set on a elaborately carved shaft and tapering square-sectioned grip with a yali terminal.
10, 13 1/4 in. (25.4, 33.6 cm.) long