Incense Box (Kogo) with Design of Iris and Bridge (Yatsuhashi)

Artist: Yamada Jōkasai (1681–1704)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold-speckled aventurine (nashiji) lacquer with sprinkled and polished design (hiramakie)
Dimensions: H. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); W. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); L. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.157a, b

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