Set of comb and hair pin with designs of manservants ('yakko-san') and bamboo
A fine black lacquer hair comb and matching pin, the 'roiro' ground featuring an unusual 'takamakie' decoration of 'yakko-san' (simple country peasants).
Asian Art Department, AGNSW, April 2009.
Place where the work was made
late 19th century
wood, gold, black and red lacquer
a - comb; 5.3 x 10 cm
b - pin; 17.5 cm
Signature & date
Signed: Shunfû (or Harukaze?)
Gift of Lesley Kehoe 2009. Donated through the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program.
Where the work was made
Shown in 1 exhibition
Conversations through the Asian collections, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Oct 2014–05 Sep 2015