Painted half-moon comb

Top view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Top view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Underside view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Underside view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Side view of a comb showing the heading. Side view of a comb showing the teeth. Side view of a comb showing the heading. Side view of a comb showing the teeth.
Top view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Top view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Underside view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Underside view of a comb showing the heading and teeth. Side view of a comb showing the heading. Side view of a comb showing the teeth. Side view of a comb showing the heading. Side view of a comb showing the teeth.

Description

A small, mid 20th century, half moon comb in translucent horn. The scalloped edged heading is decorated with a hand painted depiction of a bird on a branch of leaves and blossom. A diagonal stripe of natural darker colouring runs across the teeth and over the heading.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

stamped: "(Chinese script)" (back of heading)
handwritten: "Apr-98" (back if heading)

Object number

WCHL : 602

Date

1930 - 1969 (circa)

Country

Dimensions
Height
39mm
Depth
1mm
Length
85mm