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Fan-Shaped Incense Box
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Fan-Shaped Incense Box


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Description A gold lacquer ko-bako in the shape of two intersecting folding fans. The top of the lid of one "fan" is decorated with mountain scenery, the other with a pair pheasants on rocks and groups of autumn flowers. The interior of the lids and tray has the design of autumn grasses (akigusa).
Exhibitions
  • From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance Acquired by William T. Walters, Baltimore; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters

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Period
late 18th century (late Edo)
Medium
black and gold lacquer over wood
(Lacquer & Inlay)
Accession Number
67.53
Measurements
H: 1 7/8 × W: 8 1/8 × D: 9 7/16 in. (4.8 × 20.6 × 23.9 cm); Base H: 1 3/8 × W: 8 1/8 × D: 9 7/16 in. (3.5 × 20.6 × 23.9 cm); Lid H: 11/16 × W: 8 1/8 × D: 9 7/16 in. (1.8 × 20.6 × 23.9 cm); Tray H: 9/16 × W: 7 11/16 × D: 8 11/16 in. (1.4 × 19.5 × 22.1 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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