Classification: Container

672 objects
F1902.64a-b

Pentagonal incense box in Oribe style

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Fine-grained, reddish brown clay. Underglaze painted decoration in white slip and black iron pigment. Clear glaze, milky where thick; copper-green ash glaze on knob. Inside glazed; recessed base unglazed.

F1901.118a-c

Kenzan-style Red Raku incense container with design of plum

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Incense box (kogo) Clay: Raku-type earthenware Glaze: box: soapstone brown, with pinkish and grayish areas; cover: red, with thin whitish overflow Decoration: in white slip and iron pigment, under glaze. Branch of blossoming white plum (yariume).

F1901.25a-b

Incense box in shape of rooster, in style of Oribe ware

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Buff clay. Stippling around comb and wattles; carved details on wings and tail. Clear glaze, coarsely crackled; splash of copper-green on comb; details of eyes, beak, and wings painted in underglaze iron.

F1900.70a-b

Oribe-style incense container with design of kudzu

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Carse, buff clay. Underglaze iron painted decoration of kuzu vine and stripes. Clear glaze, coarsely and irregularly crackled, over white slip; splashes of copper-green. Base unglazed. Signature, “Kenzan,” in iron pigment on biscuit on reverse of lid.