• Japanese kushi comb (3)
  • Asia
  • Japan
  • Width : 4 1/4 inch
  • Height : 1 3/8 inch
  • Depth : 1/4 inch
  • Kushi comb made of ivory, the decoration of which is inspired by nature: bird, tortoise, butterfly, fish, with coral and gold accents. These motifs are supposed to be auspicious and protecting symbols: for example, the butterfly is the messenger of the dead, bamboo stems evoke wisdom and consciousness.