Comb and hairpin

Historical period(s)
Taisho era, 1912-1926
Tortoise shell and wood with lacquer, gold and silver
H x W x D (.1 comb): 4 × 9.4 × 0.3 cm (1 9/16 × 3 11/16 × 1/8 in) H x W x D (.2a-b hairpin, assembled): 1.1 × 14.7 × 0.5 cm (7/16 × 5 13/16 × 3/16 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, Taisho era (1912 - 1926)

To 2015
Elizabeth Candida Ridout (d. 2015), Washington, DC [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.

[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

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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