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LUCIEN GAILLARD (1861 - 1933)

Japonisme Cherry Blossom Comb


LUCIEN GAILLARD (1861 - 1933)

Japonisme Cherry Blossom Comb

Carved horn, set with sapphires

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

Origin French, c. 1900
Marks Signed in Japanese script 'Kozan'
Case Original Fitted Case

Beautiful natural depiction of cherry blossom in finely carved horn set with sapphires
Signed in Japanese script 'Kozan'
Original fitted case marked: ‘Osaka, Paris’

llustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, cat. no. 465
Jen Cruse, The Comb, Its History and Development, 2007, Robert Hale Ltd, illustrated p.35

Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago

Price Code

Ref No   1931