Incense Box in Shape of Overlapped Chrysanthemums; The Chrysanthemum Youth (Inside Tray), Gold, silver hiramaki-e, takamaki-e on gold ground, Japan

Incense Box in Shape of Overlapped Chrysanthemums; The Chrysanthemum Youth (Inside Tray)

Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
mid-19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold, silver hiramaki-e, takamaki-e on gold ground
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); W. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); D. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number:
81.1.281a–c
Not on view
Stephen Whitney Phoenix , New York (until d. 1881; bequethed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Immortals and Sages: Fusuma Paintings from Ryoan-Ji and the Lore of China in Japanese Art," 1993.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Resonant Image: Tradition in Japanese Art (Part One)," 1997–98.

The New York Botanical Garden. "Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Chrysanthemum," October 18, 2008–January 11, 2009.