19th Century Flower Kanzashi Hairpin
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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Ethnic: Far Eastern: Pre 1900: item # 875853
Please refer to our stock # 99044 when inquiring.
130C N. Santa Cruz Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95030
|Beautiful flower with petals and leaves made of faux tortoise (celluloid?) or nut casing. The flower is suspended on a spring on the end of the hairpin so that it trembles. The flower is about 2 inches by 2 3/4 inches and 3/4 inch deep – very 3-dimensional. The spring attaches to a 3 3/8 inch long two-prong hairpin. Condition is excellent for such an old, delicate piece. One petal has a spot of surface damage and one leaf is partially loose. Not much, considering …|