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Incense Box (Kōgō) in the Shape of a Peach

Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: second half of the 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquered wood; gold, silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e and cut-out gold foil application
Dimensions: L. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); Diam. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.686

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