Comb

Chinese
19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

7.3 x 12.1 x 2.7 cm (2 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1494

Medium or Technique

Tortoiseshell carving

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Jewelry

Classifications

Hair ornaments

A small carved dark tortoise shell comb with short fine teeth and top carved in design of confronted peacock against open work background.

Provenance

For the Western Market
Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes