Asian Art
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery

Incense Container (Kogo)

late 19th–early 20th century

Stoneware, Shino

with lid: 1 11/16 × 2 3/8 in. (4.3 × 6 cm)
Gift of Pia Christina Ossorio in memory of Frederic E. Ossorio, B.A. 1942
2013.42.10a-c
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Meiji era (1868–1912)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

George Ikari (1907-1999), possibly Gardena, Calif.; sold to Frederic E. Ossorio (1919–2005), Boulder, Colo., October 12, 1979; by descent to his daughter, Pia Christina Ossorio, Boulder, Colo.; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2013

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