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香炉 koro (incense burner)
  • Masatoshi
    active Meiji period (1868–1912)
    active: Japan
  • 香炉 koro (incense burner), circa 1880s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • silver, enamel, lacquer, mother of pearl, coral, inlay (Shibayama 芝山)
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Gallery 406
  • 1928.1309.a,b,c
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Silver incense burner with enamel dome and gold lacquer panels. The front and back are inset with Shibayama inlay lacquer panels with decorations of mother of pearl, coral and lacquer. The back of the inset lacquer panels was inscribed with a number for use when piece was assembled.