A superb antique early Victorian hair ornament comb / tiara decorated with natural coral and horn tines or teeth. Graduated sizes of coral beads and all beautifully set in a gilded silver framework hallmarked for .800 silver. Pivoting hinge which would allow it to be worn anywhere within the coiffure, at the back, side, or even the front as a lovely tiara. This piece is truly beautiful, to wear or to just display, this is a must for any hair comb collection! Measures 4". Condition is quite…
Diamond and pearl tiara on a two-pronged blonde tortoiseshell comb, circa 1890. Sold by Sotheby's and described by them: "The center is decorated with a spray of stylised flowering motifs, set throughout with circular- and rose-cut diamonds, highlighted by three natural pearls, on a series of scrolls supporting graduated star motifs set with similarly-cut diamonds, mounted in silver topped gold, to a two -pronged comb of horn, connected by a metal hinge and frame.”
A very wide hair comb from the Art Deco period decorated with faux pearl balls. SIZE: 3 ins h x 9 ins w (7.5 x 23 cms) APPROXIMATE DATE: 1920s This type of comb is sometimes called a "shingle comb" and would be worn low on the back of the head, often holding a wide roll of hair at the base of the neck. @Deidra Brocké Wallace
Art nouveau comb tiara. Hinged to horn, a tiara of green foliage is held together by blue enamel branches. The leaves are made of plique-à-jour enamel encased in gold. In the center resides a marquise-shaped peridot. The stamp on the back reads "JserpentB," and it comes in its original case. c. 1900.