• Friday, December 09, 2022


Gandhi’s food bowl and wooden spoons up for auction

A bowl and cutlery once owned by Mahatma Gandhi

By: Eastern Eye Staff

NEARLY 70 years after his death, property belonging to Mahatma Gandhi continues to be in demand at auctions, especially in the UK. A metal food bowl, wooden fork and two wooden spoons, which probably did not even cost a rupee, are being auctioned with the starting bid set at £22,900 – enough to set up the Mahatma in fine bone China from Harrods. They are being sold in an online auction run by Paul Fraser Collectibles, which describes itself as “a high-end memorabilia dealer based in Bristol”. It says it has the world’s largest private stockholding of collectibles. The auction…

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