Comb and hairpin

Historical period(s)
Late Edo or Meiji period, mid 19th-early 20th century
Wood with lacquer and gold
H x W x D (a-comb): 3.6 × 8.5 × 0.5 cm (1 7/16 × 3 3/8 × 3/16 in) H x W x D (b-c hairpin assembled): 1.2 × 14.2 × 0.9 cm (1/2 × 5 9/16 × 3/8 in)
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth Candida Ridout
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Jewelry and Ornament, Lacquer

Comb and hairpin

Japan, Late Edo period (1716 - 1868), Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Provenance research underway.

Characters on comb at front right.


Comb with tag printed: ¥38000.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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