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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

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
    Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → 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.
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    185.2009.a-b
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition