Category Archives: Secular H Comb

Three Easy Pieces

These works will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Dec. 9, 2010. The barrette is by Cartier, circa 1905. In front, a setting of old European-cut diamonds weighs about 5 carats. Blonde tortoiseshell in back completes the piece. Price estimate: $10,000 … Continue reading

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The H Combs of Medieval France

The H comb, with tines for thick hair on one side and thin hair on the other, is one of the comb’s earliest known forms. The art was in the H, and the form can be found in all cultures. … Continue reading

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