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Hair pin, design of stylized waves, Japan, 19th century

Hair pin, design of stylized waves, Japan, 19th century


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 506117

Please refer to our stock # L 120 when inquiring.
  
$ 160
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Hair pin, or kanzashi. Lacquered tortoise-shell, decorated in sprinkled red, green and gold lacquer (hiramakie, takamakie), with a stylised wave pattern. The reverse with a diagonally divided pattern of square wells, in gold lacquer on a red ground. Signed Shinzan. Japan, 19th century.
Length 6 11/16 in. (17 cm), width of head 1 ¼ in. (3.2 cm).
Perfect condition.