Asian Art

Incense Container (Kogo)

Bamboo

with lid: 2 9/16 × 4 3/16 in. (6.5 × 10.6 cm)
without lid: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Gift of Pia Christina Ossorio in memory of Frederic E. Ossorio, B.A. 1942
2013.42.161a-b
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868) or Meiji era (1868–1912)
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Provenance: 

Naga Antiques, New York; sold to Frederic E. Ossorio (1919–2005), Boulder, Colo., Feb 15, 1980; 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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