small, light gray-blue lidded container with inlaid design of stylized chrysanthemums and dark, arabesque stems; organic design around outer border

Covered box with chrysanthemums, 13th century

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This luxurious covered box was probably used to store cosmetics, or, alternatively, as a container for incense. The lid is decorated with white chrysanthemums and black stems and leaves.

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Covered box with chrysanthemums
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Artist
Accession Number
2015.79.489a,b
Catalogue Raisonne
Murase, Art through a Lifetime, no. 903
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small, light gray-blue lidded container with inlaid design of stylized chrysanthemums and dark, arabesque stems; organic design around outer border