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Japanese Bekko Tortoise Shell Hair Comb Iris Inlay

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Japanese Bekko Tortoise Shell Hair Comb Iris Inlay
Rare Vintage Japanese Bekko ( tortoise shell ) Kushi , a hair ornament dated 1930 to 1940s ( Early Showa ). It is was made for export to the western world,so the design is so unique . It is decorated with an elegant iris which is done with Chinkin technique. ( Gold inlay carving ) This was stored without being used for a long time at the store, so there are very small holes from insect on the ends of comb and back of comb, but considering its age, it is in a great condition. 4.25" H x 5 W x 1.25" Thick ( 10.8 cm H x 12.7 cm W x 3.2 cm Thick )

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