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Spherical incense container (kogo) with maki-e decoration of chrysanthemum flowers outside and decoration of chrysanthemum leaves on the interior

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Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Meiji period, Second half of 19th century

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.7 x 8.4 cm (2 5/8 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5892a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood; lacquer and maki-e decoration, gold foil, and mother of pearl

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works