A lacquer incense box, or kogo, with canted corners, late 17th Century.

The black lacquer lid of the box is decorated in flat makie, thinly raised makie and gold cut foil, with a design of a pavilion and huts in a rural landscape; the sides with sprays of daffodils, plum blossom and chrysanthemums, 8.1cm.

REFERENCE: JWA09064

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