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Art Nouveau Comb


Art Nouveau Comb

Horn Gold Sapphire

W  11.00cm (4.33 in)  |  D  13.00cm (5.12 in)

Origin French, c. 1900
Marks Signed in Japanese script Kozan. Original fitted case marked: 'Osaka, Paris'.
Case Original Fitted Case

The Comb, Its History and Development Jen Cruse, 2007, illustrated p.35
cf. The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery 1850-1910, Munich, 1991, page 265 & 272 for similar combs. Pre-Raphaelite to Arts & Crafts Jewellery, 1989, Gere & Munn, page 18 for a similar unmarked example

Imperishable Beauty, Art Nouveau Jewelry, Yvonne J. Markowitz & Elyse Zorn Karlin, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2008, p. 68, 106 & 147

Price Code

Ref No   1931