I saw a brief visual on Edo combs on the Asian Art Museum site, and was reminded of the profound influence Edo art and Japanese netsuke had both on my photography and my jewelry. I had reproductions of Edo prints in my room in my teens and discovered netsuke and then much of the rest of Japanese decorative art in my twenties. I have continued to explore these exquisite art forms and they have continued to influence my work. I have always composed in the subtleties of smaller spaces.
Thought I would share some stunning combs: