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Shooting Stars - Victorian Paste Hair Comb

$995 USD

Equally sumptuous for display or wear, this two prong hair comb is fashioned of luxurious natural tortoise shell. Atop is a silver-topped 15k yellow gold medallion with a celestial theme of moon and stars. The hinged ornament features a waxing crescent moon from which a series of five shooting stars or comets with fiery tails bursting forth into the skies above. Clear white pastes, thirty-five (35) in all decorate the silver surfaces with a glitter and a glow befitting any celebration.

Date: Circa 1900.

+ Measurements, Condition & More

Measurements: 5-1/4 inches (13.4 cm) in total length by 1-3/8 inches (4.8 cm) at the widest. Length of decorative area is 1-7/8 inches (3.5 cm). Weight of 14.0 grams (9.8 dwt).

Hallmarks: “Sterl.”; “S.”; “F.W.H.”.

Condition: Excellent.

Origin: English.

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