A small bamboo kogo (incense box) and cover
By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), 19th century
Of shallow rounded rectangular form, lacquered with kiku blooms and foliage in gold takamakie and ishimeji-nuri resting in still water gouged in the surface, the interior of dark nashiji, signed Zeshin.
6.4cm x 5.1cm (2½in x 2in). (2).