Incense Box

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: second half of the 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Black and red lacquer, mother-of-pearl application (metal wire inlay)
Dimensions: H. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); D. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number: 91.1.664

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