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Incense Box in Shape of Mandarin Duck

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer with gold design
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); W. 3 15/16 in. (10 cm); L. 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.717
Not on view
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
Paris. Centre Culturel du Marais. "Hokusai et son Temps," October 3, 1980–January 3, 1981.

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