Incense box in shape of bird

Japanese
Edo period - Meiji era
19th century
Possibly by Takahashi Dôhachi II (Japanese, dates unknown), Possibly by Takahashi Dohachi III (Japanese, 1811–1879)


Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 5.1 cm (2 3/16 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

92.6196a-b

Medium or Technique

Glazed stoneware

On View

Walter Ames Compton, MD Gallery (Gallery 280)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Pottery

Provenance

By 1892, Edward Sylvester Morse; 1892, sold by Edward Sylvester Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 1, 1892)

Credit Line

Morse Collection. Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution