Incense game set (jusshu kôbako) with decoration of views of Sumiyoshi

Japanese
Meiji era
second half of 19th century


Dimensions

Dimensions of the outer incense box: 21.8 x 30.2 x 19.9 cm (8 9/16 x 11 7/8 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.573

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt lacquer with maki-e decoration, silver, wood, gilt paper, iron, gilt metal, ink stone, ink stick, bamboo brush covers (some sprit), ivory (elephas maximus), domestic sheep hair (ovis aries), goat hair (Capra aegagrus hircus)

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works

Provenance

1875, gift of Emperor Meiji (b. 1852 - d. 1912) to Prang and Company, Boston. 1910, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest B. Dane, Chestnut Hill, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 22, 1910)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest B. Dane