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A Lacquer Incense Box (Kobako)
A Lacquer Incense Box (Kobako)

MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

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A Lacquer Incense Box (Kobako)
Meiji period (late 19th century)
Of rectangular shape with canted edges and decorated on the exterior in gold, and black hiramaki-e and low-relief takamaki-e, togidashi, kimpun and okibirame with snowflake-shaped roundels of autumn grasses, the dew drops on the grass inlaid silver beads, and with scolling vines on a togidashi mokume ground, the edges of the cover fundame; the interiors, removable tray and bottom lacquered in matching nashiji
8 5/8 x 6 15/16 x 4¼in. (21.8 x 17.5 x 10.7cm.)
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