Incense box with hydrangea and bee

Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: second half of 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold, silver hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, cut-out gold foil application on gold ground
Dimensions: H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Diam. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification: Lacquer
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.156a, b

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