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Lacquer incense box, chrysanthemums, Japan Edo 19th c

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 1286060

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Cylindrical incense box with a domed lid. Sides and top are decorated with a spray of chrysanthemums in gold and silver togidashi on a background of okibirame. Bottom and inside in dense nashiji. Unsigned. Japan, Edo period, 19th century.
Height 1 in. (2.5 cm); diameter 3 in. (7.5 cm).
Lacquer somewhat dry due to exposure, otherwise good condition. On the inside of cover traces of paper label and one paper label (now loose).

Ex collection Toledo Museum of Art. Inventory number in red lacquer on bottom and inside of lid: 48.110-A and –B.