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Asian Art
Artist: Kiyomizu Rokubei III, 1822–1883

Natsume

Ceramic, blue and white, ebony wood stopper

with lid: 2 5/16 × 1 1/2 in. (5.8 × 3.8 cm)
without lid: 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm)
Gift of Pia Christina Ossorio in memory of Frederic E. Ossorio, B.A. 1942
2013.42.142a-b
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Bought by Ossorio on October 12, 1979 from Old Horizons. purchased by Frederic E. Ossorio (1919–2005), Boulder, Colo.; inherited by Pia Christina Ossorio, Boulder, Colo.; gift in 2013 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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