Kanzashi Hair Ornament

Object Name: 
Kanzashi Hair Ornament

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Object Name: 
Kanzashi Hair Ornament
Accession Number: 
61.6.13 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Miriam Grace Kinner
Primary Description: 
Transparent honey-colored and deep purple glasses; stem drawn in purple glass joined at upper end by a molded, honey-colored, faceted knob and an earspoon terminal (the smaller ornament with a slightly narrower terminal); at upper end of stem, a silver blossom, in relief, with a leaf and stem design in thin gilt and silver continuing around to reverse side.
Provenance: 
Kinner, Miriam Grace, Former Collection
Blair, Dorothy, Source
1961-04-25
A History of Glass in Japan (1973) p. 232, pl. 174; pp. 233, 408; BIB# 27425