• Gold lacquered kogai stick (2)
  • Asia
  • Japan
  • Width : 5/8 inch
  • Height : 2 3/4 inch
  • Depth : 3/8 inch
  • Late Edo tortoiseshell and lacquer kogai stick. It would have been the smaller stick in a set of three, accompanied by a larger kogai and a comb. The artist created a three dimensional effect in this small rectangular shape. Two plover birds talk to each other as they play in the water. Formerly Barbara Steinberg collection.