Incense Box with Design of Camellia, Autumn Grasses, and Tree, Gold and silver maki-e on red lacquer, Japan

Incense Box with Design of Camellia, Autumn Grasses, and Tree

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century?
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e on red lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); L. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.696
Not on view
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Textiles," 1991.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," 1999.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Autumn and Winter," June 22, 2006–September 10, 2006.