A jade haircomb

春秋  玉梳

The comb is of characteristic form with a semi-circular handle and twelve straight teeth, of which one is mostly missing, each with a facetted point. A large circular aperture pierces the centre of the handle. The stone is of even chicken-bone white colour. 

Dimensions: Height: 7.9 cm, 3 ⅛ inches

Date: Spring and Autumn Period (770-475 BC)

Stock No. 77

Price: On Request