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Small incense container "Kogo" for tea ceremony.
A small and very delicate bamboo incense container (kogo) for tea ceremony. Decorated on the lid with oysters, snails and coral in high relief gold. Inside with black lacquer. Fitted pouch of purple, crepe silk. Comes with a small kiri box (not original). Japan, Meiji, 19th century. D. 3,5 cm. Condition: Perfect (pouch with 2 minor holes due to age).


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