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Incense game set (Jusshu kobako) with Sumiyoshi maki-e decoration

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Provenance

1875, gift of Emperor Meiji to Prang and Company, Boston; 1910, gift to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, by Mr. and Mrs. Ernest B. Dane (accession date: December 22, 1910).

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest B. Dane

Japanese, Meiji era, second half of 19th century

Dimensions

Dimensions of the outer incense box: 21.8 x 30.2 x 19.9 cm (8 9/16 x 11 7/8 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.573

Medium or Technique

Wood; lacquer, maki-e decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works