Ornamental Comb

Ornamental Comb

c. 1900

designed by

F. Walter Lawrence

(American, 1864-1929)


Gustav Manz

(German, 1865-1946)

Gold, ancient glass, gem stones, tortoiseshell

Overall: 14.3 x 5.8 x 1.9 cm (5 5/8 x 2 5/16 x 3/4 in.)

Gift of the Trideca Society 2001.106


Lawrence was active as a jeweler and silversmith working in New York in the early 20th century. At the 1904 St. Louis Exposition, he showed 27 pieces of gold jewelry, many including fragments of "Cyprian" glass.

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