MATERIAL: wood / lacquer and mother of pearl
MEASURES: Comb 10 x 3.5 pin 18x 3.2 cm approximately
CONDITIONS: new 50s never used
Japanese pin and comb "髪飾りセット KAMI KAZARI SET"
Elegant and precious set consisting of comb and hair pin in manually carved wood, with decorations in painted Lacquer 蒔絵塗り Makie-nuri. The lacquering done manually by brush. There are details in abalone mother-of-pearl [raden]. Perfect for formal style, it can obviously be used with kimonos, but it will be suitable for any hair style, even the most modern.
In history such models of kanzashi were first introduced and used by the geoshas of Yoshiwara [Tokyo's pleasure district].
Provenance Kyoto - dating from the early decades of the 1900s