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Title

Set of comb and hair pin with designs of manservants ('yakko-san') and bamboo

late 19th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

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.


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

late 19th century


Media category

Lacquerware


Materials used

wood, gold, black and red lacquer


Dimensions

a - comb; 5.3 x 10 cm

b - pin; 17.5 cm


Signature & date

Signed: Shunfû (or Harukaze?)


Credit

Gift of Lesley Kehoe 2009. Donated through the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program.


Accession number

185.2009.a-b



Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history