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ELLA NAPER (1886 - 1972)

Japonisme Lily-pad hair combs.


ELLA NAPER (1886 - 1972)

Japonisme Lily-pad hair combs.

Horn Moonstone

W  6.80cm (2.68 in)  |  L  9.00cm (3.54 in)

Origin British, c. 1906
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good

A supreme example by Ella Naper of British Arts & Crafts Japonisme
Green-tinted horn, with moonstone dewdrops
Maker & Muse Women and the Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry, The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2015, illustrated: page 52 & 53

cf. Arts & Crafts in Newlyn 1890-1930,
Hazel Berriman, 1986, page 33-34.
Art Nouveau Jewelry, Vivienne Becker, 1985, plate 255 & page 226
The Comb, Its History and Development
Jen Cruse, 2007, illustrated p.36

Acquired by: The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

Price Code

Ref No   2963