Set of comb and hair pin with designs of manservants ('yakko-san') and bamboo
- Lower Asian gallery
- Further information
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.
- Place of origin
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868
Japan: Meiji period 1868–1912
- late 19th century
- wood, gold, black and red lacquer
a - comb; 5.3 x 10 cm
b - pin; 17.5 cm
- Signature & date
- Signed: Shunfû (or Harukaze?)
- Gift of Lesley Kehoe 2009. Donated through the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program.
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