This vintage Japanese porcelain lidded container is an uncommon form, and we believe it may have been made as a kogo or incense box. It is a heavy piece with a striking dragon motif on the top and waves on the sides. The dragon has five claws, which has Imperial significance. The porcelain is discolored on the interior from age and possibly use. A cut out on the bottom is the signature of the artist. Although originally used to hold rolled incense balls in ceremonies, these containers are decorative, and I love that they have function as well as beauty. Use to store small items inside, perhaps in the home office of a creative soul. We believe based on the style that this is late 1800s to early 1900s.
The piece measures 5-1/2" in diameter by 2-1/4” tall. Weighs 2.5 pounds unpacked. No chips nor cracks, but do look at the close up of the mark on the bottom, which may look like a chip but is there by design as a signature mark.
A lovely lidded storage holder for the feng shui home.
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