Réf : 54949
Japanese lacquer incense box urushi with a receptacle of burnt incense
Japanese lacquer incense box urushi with a receptacle of burnt incense. On a black lacquer ground , with gold lacquer foliage and flowers maki-e. Height : 2,9 in. Unsigned. Very good condition. Japan – Meiji Era (1868 – 1912) – XIX th century
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A closer example of a rare Japanese lacquer box covered for burnt incense, an example is exhibited on the Metmuseum in New York under the inventory number 24.110.05 The Kodo is the Japanese art of appreciating the flavors in the incense ceremony. This is a traditional japanese Art as well as the tea ceremony and Ikebana. The Kodo ceremony is [...]