Asian Art
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Artist: Kimura Nobuko, died 2004

Incense Container (Kogo)

20th century

Raku

lid: 2 1/2 × 2 7/8 × 3/4 in. (6.35 × 7.3 × 1.91 cm)
bottom: 2 1/2 × 2 7/8 × 1/2 in. (6.35 × 7.3 × 1.27 cm)
Gift of Pia Christina Ossorio in memory of Frederic E. Ossorio, B.A. 1942
2013.42.29a-b
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Showa era (1926–89)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Artist Kimura Nobuko, New York City; sold to Frederic E. Ossorio (1919–2005), Boulder, Colo., December 18, 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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