Spherical incense container (kogo) with maki-e decoration of chrysanthemum flowers outside and decoration of chrysanthemum leaves on the interior

Japanese
Meiji era
Second half of 19th century
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.7 x 8.4 cm (2 5/8 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5892a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood; lacquer and maki-e decoration, gold foil, and mother of pearl

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection