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Incense Box (Kogo_) in the Shape of a Rooster


Nonomura Ninsei


c. 1665

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G224
Incense Box (Kogo_) in the Shape of a Rooster, Nonomura Ninsei
Kogo (Incense Keeper) in the Shape of a Rooster: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Stoneware with overglaze enamels
Size: 2 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (7.3 x 3.8 x 6.7 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 17th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: Inscription illegible inscription, incised, on bottom
Physical Description: seated rooster, with feathers in red, black, green and blue glaze and gilt
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Putnam Dana McMillan Fund, The Louis W. Hill, Jr. Fund and gift of the Asian Art Council
Accession Number: 2000.141a,b
Artist: Ninsei Nonomura, active second half 17th century
Role: Maker
Life Dates: active second half 17th century
Added to Site: February 28, 2009