Project Description

Lacquer Kogo, by Ogawa Haritsu (Ritsuo) (1663-1747)

The box of old tan lacquer, the side of the top and cover inlaid with an imitation green glazed pottery coin in two parts, the cover with a worn lacquered wood imitation of an ink stick with three character relief inscription

Signed beneath with a neat lacquer seal kan

Diameter: 8.4 cm

In a later box, inscribed ogawa haritsu sumikogo zaimei


Ex collection Drs. Edmund and Julia Lewis, Chicago