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Incense box with Chinese children playing with snowballs

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold, silver togidashi maki-e, hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, cut-out gold foil application, red lacquer, gold foil application on gold ground
Dimensions: H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); W. 5 in. (12.7 cm); D. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.824a–h

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