A Japanese Lacquer Four-tiered Incense Box , Japan, Edo Period, 1700–1750 flag


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"A Japanese Lacquer Four-tiered Incense Box , Japan, Edo Period, 1700–1750 "
Rare rectangular "ko-dogu" four-storey box for incense, in black lacquer on a wooden core, decorated with gilded "maki-e" motifs and "takamakie" landscapes enhanced with red lacquer. Interior in "nashiji" gold-powdered lacquer, that of the lower level in gilt-bronze (probably added). 
Very good condition. 
Japan, Edo period (1600-1868), 1700-1750. 
H. 7 x W. 5 x D. 4 cm. 
 
Related work 
A comparable four-storey incense box, Japan, early 18th century, is kept in the Metropolitan Museum, New York (inv. 12.134.28a–d) (ill. 1). 
Price: 4 800 €
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Period: 18th century
Style: Orientalism
Condition: Good condition

Material: Lacquer
Width: 5 cm
Height: 7 cm
Depth: 4 cm

Reference: 968841
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