Comb and hairpin

Historical period(s)
Meiji era, late 19th-early 20th century
Horn with lacquer, silver, and gold
H x W x D (.1 comb): 3.5 × 8.5 × 0.4 cm (1 3/8 × 3 3/8 × 3/16 in) H x W x D (.2a-b hairpin, assembled): 1.2 × 14.4 × 0.9 cm (1/2 × 5 11/16 × 3/8 in)
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth Candida Ridout
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Jewelry and Ornament, Lacquer

Comb and hairpin

Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)

From ca. 1960s to 2015
Elizabeth Candida Ridout (d. 2015), Washington, DC, purchased in Japan ca. 1960s [1]

From 2015 to 2017
Estate of Elizabeth Candida Ridout, Washington, DC [2]

From 2017
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, bequeathed by Elizabeth Candida Ridout, Washington, DC [3]


[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. See also Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Estate of Elizabeth Candida Ridout
Elizabeth Candida Ridout American, died 2015


Inscription on pin near join.


Comb with paper tag printed: ¥48000.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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