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256 Four Wood Kushi Combs, Japan, 20th century, one decorated with flowers in hiramakie, some details painted in red and black lacquer; one with a tree branch with leaves in hiramaki-e, some details in black; one with floral design in hiramaki-e against a gray ground, some details in shell inlays and gold, signed; and one with foliate scrolls and butterflies in hiramakie-e against a gray ground and lacquer, signed, wd. to 5 in. $300-500

257 Three Kushi Combs and Three Kogai Hairpins, Japan, 19h/20th century, combs decorated with bird-and-flower design, scholarly motifs, and foliate designs, in hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, and kiri-gane, some with inlaid coral-colored beads and colored in red and gray, matching hairpins with similarly decorated ends, one with sprinkled gold ground on the stick, all unsigned, comb wd. to 4, hairpin lg. to 7 3/4 in. $300-500

258 Eight Assorted Hair Ornaments, Japan, 19th/20th century, comprising six kogai hairpins including a red lacquered work, the ends decorated with carved floral designs, signed “Joshin”; a kanzashi awl-shape hairpin, signed “Joshin,” decorated with the same design as the kogai hairpin signed “Joshin”; and a red lacquered stick kanzashi decorated with floral design in hiramaki-e, all hairpins signed, lg. 3 1/2 to 8 in. $300-500

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