KOGO (BOÎTE À ENCENS) en laque, à décor, en takamaki-e et hiramaki-e sur fond de laque or et nashi-ji, d'oiseaux parmi les bambous et les orchidées, l’intérieur en mura nashi-ji. Japon, XIXe siècle DIM. 9 x 6 cm (3 1/2 x 2 3/8 IN.)
Writing Box with Eight Bridges - Ogata Kōrin (1658-1716), @ Tokyo National Museum ... The overall shape is rectangular with rounded corners, and the lid fits over the body. The upper tier of this two-tier box holds in the middle an inkstone with a gold rim and a rectangular copper water dropper. The lower tier is used to hold paper. (Edo period/18th century)
Box for writing implements (suzuribako) ca. 1600 Momoyama or Edo period Lacquer, silver, and gold on wood; enameled bronze; inkstone H: 1.0 W: 3.0 D: 4.5 cm Japan. The contrast between the autumnal grasses and chrysanthemums against a black background and the circular silver and gold circular motifs creates a dynamic composition in a style made popular by artisans in Kyoto during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.
江戸時代 月梅枝蒔絵螺鈿硯箱 <br/>Writing Box with Design of Plum Blossoms and Moon Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: 18th century Culture: Japan Medium: Reddish-brown lacquer with gold hiramaki-e, lead, and mother-of-pearl inlay Dimensions: H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); W. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); L. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm) Classification: Lacquer
Taguchi Yoshikuni Mizukagami maki-e mizusashi (Fresh-water jar for the tea ceremony with sprinkled picture decoration of mayflies) A polished picture technique called togikiri-maki-e has been used with masterful precision to capture the momentary shimmering of mayflies flying over sunlit water.
Kōdō (香道, "Way of Incense")Incense burning is an example of Geido (art), aimed at enjoying incense while meditating in a quiet world away from the pressures of daily life, and to appreciate the fragrance rising from Koboku (fragrant wood) burned ("taku" in Japanese) according to traditional rituals.