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Very well carved Tchokwe comb, depicting two facing birds with a powerful beak. Traditional motif made here with a very good sense of symmetry. Formerly Barbara Steinberg collection. ...

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Very nice mother-of-pearl comb pierced with a delicate flying bird. Floral background. Formerly Barbara Steinberg collection. ...

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Late Edo tortoiseshell and lacquer kogai stick. It would have been the smaller stick in a set of three, accompanied by a larger kogai and a comb. The artist created a three dimensional effect in this...

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Handsome decorative ivory comb, carved in China for export in the early 19th century. Background of lace-like punch carvings on which are superimposed roses separated in two parts. Long sharply pointe...

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Superb kushi comb and matching kogai stick made of gold lacquered tortoiseshell. The decoration theme is different on each side. One features a dragonfly in a cobweb; the other shows a small cat playi...

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Gorgeous comb with a very dynamic and symetrical shape. It features a phoenix, the Chinese emblem of Empress Cixi, late 19th century. Formerly Barbara Steinberg collection. ...

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Very refined ivory comb from the Victorian period. Crown motif. Formerly Barbara Steinberg collection. ...

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Superb comb cut out off a piece of mother-of-pearl and embellished with pierced and carved spirals. Formerly Barbara Steinberg collection. ...