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香炉 koro (incense burner)
  • Miharu
    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, ivory, soapstone, moonstone, mother of pearl, copper, inlay (Shibayama 芝山)
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1310.a,b,c
Label Text

Silver oval incense burner with a band of ivory around body with inlaid decoration in mother of pearl; landscape scene with fish. Two copper and silver birds on the top of the cover and purple, iris handles.