Comb and hairpin

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Historical period(s)
Meiji era, late 19th-early 20th century
Medium
Horn with lacquer, silver, and gold
Dimensions
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)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth Candida Ridout
Accession Number
S2017.1.1-2a-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

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

From 2015 to 2017
Estate of Elizabeth Candida Ridout, Washington, D.C. [2]

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

Notes:

[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)

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

Inscription(s)

Inscription on pin near join.

Marking(s)

Comb with paper tag printed: ¥48000.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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