The Burke Collection
Incense box (kōgō, 香合) with cart wheels partially submerged in water
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Catalogue information

Muromachi period, 15th century

Black lacquer with gold maki-e

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

Donated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Murase 1993, no. 64.
Murase, Miyeko
Jewel Rivers: Japanese Art from the Burke Collection. Exh. cat. Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Art.

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