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Comb

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

7th-10th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G208
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | Gold
Size: 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (1.9 x 7 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: T'ang dynasty, 7th-10th century
Physical Description: comb ornament, ducks (symbol of domestic felicity), comb missing; sheet gold, granulation, thin bezels.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Pillsbury, Phillip Winston Pillsbury, Mary Stinson Pillsbury Lord, Katherine Stevens Pillsbury McKee and Helen Winston Pillsbury Becker in memory of Charles S. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 51.27.139
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009