Incense Box with Kyōgen Theater Scene at Mibu Temple in Kyoto, Kōami School, Lacquered wood with gold, silver, and red togidashimaki-e on black ground, Japan

壬生狂言蒔絵香合
Incense Box with Kyōgen Theater Scene at Mibu Temple in Kyoto

Artist:
Kōami School
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquered wood with gold, silver, and red togidashimaki-e on black ground
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); W. 4 1/4 (10.8 cm); L. 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.723
Not on view
Signature: Kōami Shinsaburo
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Kodai-ji Lacquer," 1995.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "No Ordinary Mortals: The Human Figure in Japanese Art," 2007–2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ukiyo-e Artists' Responses to Romantic Legends of Two Brothers: Narihira and Yukihira," March 27, 2008–June 8, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection," February 1, 2014–September 7, 2014.