Incense Container (Kōgō) in the Shape of a Bird

Incense Container (Kōgō) in the Shape of a Bird

c. 1700-1868

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Stoneware with glaze and carved decoration

Overall: 3.2 x 5.8 cm (1 1/4 x 2 5/16 in.)

The Holden Collection 1918.790


See also
Japanese Art
Japanese Art
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The Holden Collection

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