Lucien Gaillard 1861-1933 Attrib., Art Nouveau Comb, French, c.1900. Photo Tadema Gallery
Horn Gold Sapphire. H: 13 cm (5.12 in) W: 11 cm (4.33 in). Signed in Japanese script Kozan. Original fitted case marked: ‘Osaka, Paris’. Original Fitted Case
Literature: The Comb, Its History and Development, Jen Cruse, 2007, illustrated p.35
The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery 1850-1910, Munich, 1991, page 265 & 272 for similar combs.
Pre-Raphaelite to Arts & Crafts Jewellery, 1989, Gere & Munn, page 18 for a similar unmarked example
Imperishable Beauty, Art Nouveau Jewelry, Yvonne J. Markowitz & Elyse Zorn Karlin, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2008, p. 68, 106 & 147
(source Tadema Gallery)