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$ 1,200

Japanese Lacquer Incense Kogo Box with Fine Maki-e Design Meiji Period

Origin Japan
Period 19th Century
Materials lacquered wood
H. 2.25 in; Diam. 3.5 in;
H. 5.72 cm; Diam. 8.89 cm;
Condition Good. Wear consistent with age and use. A minute chip and a tiny scrape on the interior rim of the lip shown in detail photo.
Creation Date 1880-1910s
Description A small circular lacquer box designed to as a container to store incense (known as a kogo in Japanese). The rounded dome-shape lid features a distinguished design of hair ornament ribbons and combs executed in takamaki-e of contrasting gold and silver tone. The design flows to the lower half of the container on a nuro nashiji background. The interior is a dense nashiji in a brilliant orange gold shine. The maki-e decoration is very fine. One can even find miniature decoration on the combs. The expert hand also rendered a great motion of the ribbons.
Styles / Movements Asian, Traditional
Patterns Asian/Oriental, Geometric, Handmade
Incollect Reference Number 434463
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