Chinese eight immortals comb: Impressive ivory comb featuring the eight Chinese Gods from Dao Temple (tao - taoism). The eight immortals are crossing the sea. They separately represent male, female, the old, the young, the rich, the noble, the poor, and the humble Chinese.
Chinese eight immortels comb (4) | Creative-museum
China | Pale Celadon jade hairpin; carved with a tapering reticulated panel depicting figures amidst scrolling lotus flowers, the tassel formed from pearls, red and coral-coloured beads, a small jade butterfly, and a small jade plaque carved with a two character mark which reads tian fu, 20.5cm | Late Qing Dynasty | 1'000£ ~ sold (May '15)
An Important Gold and Ivory Comb, Probably Tang Dynasty (618-907) 48,800.00$. 9cm wide. Decorated with fine filigree work on the both sides, inset with well polished malachite, the spine with small coral beads. Source: http://mossgreen.com.au/