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Incense Box

Artist:
Ogawa Shomin
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
dated 1876
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold hiramaki-e, mother-of-pearl and gold ground
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); W. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); L. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.165a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Sagami no Kuru Kamakura Hachiman gu Shoden Masako tebako ju ni no uchi mosei. Meiji ku nen ichi gatsu. [Copied from one of the twelve ancient treasures in the Temple of Hachiman Kamakura, Jan. 1976]
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