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Comb

Comb

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood with black lacquer and inlaid crackled shell

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Fumie Kosuge

  • Museum number:

    FE.59-2002

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wood comb covered with glossy black roiro lacquer inlaid with scattered cherry blossoms of crackled shell.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

ca. 1850-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wood with black lacquer and inlaid crackled shell

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 cm, Width: 8.88 cm, Depth: 9.2 cm

Descriptive line

Hair comb, black lacquer inlaid with shell, decorated with cherry blossoms, Japan, ca.1850-1900.

Materials

Wood; Lacquer; Shell

Techniques

Inlay (process)

Subjects depicted

Cherry blossom

Categories

Accessories; Hats & headwear

Collection

East Asia Collection

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