French 19th Century gilt metal and celluloid hair comb, with faux pearls.

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This is a really bold and unusual hair ornament. The pearls look like they are buttons on a shirt cuff, with gilt rope button holes.
To add extra flourish, the maker has added three snake chains, suspending a larger blown glass pearl on a pendant.

Details

  • Condition
    Fair. Some of the pearls are not exactly matching, which would suggest that at some time one, or possibly two, would have been replaced. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    5 in. W x 1 in. D x 4.25 in. L
    13 cm W x 3 cm D x 11 cm L
  • Length
    4.25 in. (11 cm)
  • Weight
    65g
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    v30921710233407363fs
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2015

Typical response time: 10 hours

Located in London, GB

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