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Octagonal incense box with design of waves and rocks under a full moon

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Japan, unknown artist, Octagonal incense box with design of waves and rocks under a full moon, 17th/early 18th century, lacquered wood with maki-e decoration and metal fittings; custom wooden box and cloth pouch, The John Yeon Collection; Gift of Richard Louis Brown, public domain, 2012.30.5a-e

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Title

Octagonal incense box with design of waves and rocks under a full moon

Artist

Japan, unknown artist (Japanese)

Date

17th/early 18th century

Medium

lacquered wood with maki-e decoration and metal fittings; custom wooden box and cloth pouch

Dimensions (H x W x D)

2 3/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in

Collection Area

Asian Art

Category

Lacquerware

Object Type

box

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The John Yeon Collection; Gift of Richard Louis Brown

Accession Number

2012.30.5a-e

Copyright

public domain

Terms

boxes

lacquerware

maki-e

Muromachi

wood

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