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Incense Box

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Native Name:
Koo Kiku Koto
Object Number:
16370J
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Date Made:
19th Century - 1893
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1893
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Box for 9 sticks of incense. Used in game such as kumikō (組香) and genjikō (源氏香) or "incense distinguishing" games.
Credit Line:
Purchased at/from the World's Columbian Exposition

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