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Artist: Yoshio Okada, Japanese, born 1977

Night of the Full Moon Incense Box

2018

Lacquer on wood, sprinkled hiramaki-e and takamaki-e on a roiro polished black lacquer ground; interior and base in nashiji gold flakes

1 1/4 × 3 1/4 in. (3.2 × 8.3 cm)
Asian Discretionary Fund
2018.127.1
Geography: 
Made in Japan
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
21st century
Classification: 
Containers - Lacquer
Provenance: 

Artist Yoshio Okada to dealer Erik Thomsen, New York; purchased in 2018 by Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.