Comb

Chinese
19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

11 x 12.8 x 3.4 cm (4 5/16 x 5 1/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1287

Medium or Technique

Tortoiseshell carving

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Jewelry

Classifications

Hair ornaments

A large tortoise-shell comb with narrow band at top carved in design of landscape with flowering trees, pagoda, three figures and boat on stream.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb