A beautiful Japanese kanzashi comb. Featuring a delicate golden lacquered pattern. Japanese kanzashi such as this one have been used since the ancient Jomon period, and the ornamental comb became an important symbol status in Japan beginning in the 17th century. Not only did the gorgeous combs have a functional and aesthetic purpose, but they also served as expressions of a womans wealth, class, and religion.3.5 x 10 cm. Good condition as shown on the images. The item "Antique Japanese Meiji Period Gold Lacquer Kanzashi comb" is in sale since Friday, May 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques".classique" and is located in Bilzen. This item can be shipped worldwide.