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Antique Set of large Silver Kanzashi Hair Pins

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1920: Item # 1186137

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817-2 Kannonji Monzen-cho
Kamigyo-ku Kyoto 602-8385
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A spectacular set of bira-bira-kanzashi hair pins in the form of cranes among blossoming plum and pine formed of silver which come enclosed in a custom made silk-lined wooden box. Two are 13 inches (33 cm) long, the other is 9 inches (23 cm) long and all are in fine condition. According to a label inside the box they are from Akita City in Northern Japan, sold by Takeyaso Hon-ten. The box is 15 x 17 x 5 inches (38 x 43 x 13 cm). I do have more images if someone is interested.