The Burke Collection
Incense box (kōgō, 香合) with peacock
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Catalogue information

Muromachi period, 16th century

Black lacquer with gold maki-e and mother-of-pearl inlay

3 x 6.2 x 8.3 cm (1 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.)

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Lee 1961, no. 40
Lee, Sherman E. [S. E. Lee]
Japanese Decorative Style. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1961.

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Murase 1975, no. 102.
Murase, Miyeko
Japanese Art: Selections from the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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