Comb and hairpin

Historical period(s)
Meiji era, late 19th-early 20th century
Medium
Wood with lacquer, gold, and shell (aogai)
Dimensions
H x W x D (.1 comb): 3.4 × 8.7 × 0.3 cm (1 5/16 × 3 7/16 × 1/8 in) H x W x D (.2a-b hairpin, assembled): 1.1 × 14.2 × 1.1 cm (7/16 × 5 9/16 × 7/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth Candida Ridout
Accession Number
S2017.5.1-2a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Lacquer
Type

Comb and hairpin

Keywords
Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Provenance

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]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

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

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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