Diadem Combs With Coral

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Diadem Combs With Coral

Period / Age: ca. Early 19th Century AD, Second Empire

Provenance: Private English Collection

Dimensions:

Height (bigger): 10cm (3.9")
Length (bigger): 7.5cm (3")
Height (smaller): 10cm (3.9")
Length (smaller): 4.5cm (1.8")

Set of combs in gilded metal composed of two claws and rows of coral and faceted coral beads.
An elegant work of filigree forming windings encloses the different rows of beads.
The other comb, smaller to eight coral beads resumes the same work.
It was at the beginning of the 19th century that we witness the revival of these ornaments of hair.
Sold as a pair only.

CONDITION: Very good condition.

ORIGIN: France