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Covered Incense Heater

late 18th century

Lacquer on wood with gold, specks of red and green pigment, and decoration in hira and taka maki-e, kirikane, and nashiji

3 3/8 × 2 15/16 × 2 15/16 in. (8.5 × 7.5 × 7.5 cm)
S. Wells Williams Collection, Bequest of F. Wells Williams, B.A. 1879
1928.227
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Containers - Lacquer
Provenance: 

Samuel Wells Williams (1812–1884) Collection; bequest of Frederick Wells Williams (1857–1928) in 1928; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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