This is a vintage Japanese hair comb called tsuge or tsugegushi. It is carved traditionally of boxwood and is used for combing, but also cleansing one's hair. The comb is meant to increase circulation in the scalp, reduce frizz, and distribute natural oils evenly.
Item weight: 5 grams
Packed weight: 200 grams
Approx. : 10 cm long x 2.5 cm wide x 0.5 cm thick
Good condition. Some scratches. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos carefully.
We got this item at an antique auction in Tajimi in Gifu, Japan
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About Us: We are Dan and Maiko. Since moving to Japan in 2001, we have gained a vast knowledge of Japanese antiques and vintage items and we are happy to bring you many beautiful items from Japan. If you have any questions don't hesitate to get in touch with us.