Yoshio Okada (b. 1977)
"Striped Clouds and Half Moon" Small Box
Item number: T-4180
Size: H 1.5" x W 5.7" x L 4.3" (3.9 x 14.4 x 10.9 cm)
Kanshitsu lacquer body; gold foil and shell inlay with gold, aokin, and silver togidashi maki-e on a polished black-lacquer ground; the interior gold nashiji on black lacquer
Signed inside with gold hiramaki-e characters Yoshio tsukuru (Made by Yoshio)
With fitted kiri-wood tomobako storage box inscribed Tenshō maki-e kobako Jōun Gengetsu ("Striped Clouds and Half Moon" small box with sprinkled design of celestial phenomena) and signed Yoshio tsukuru (Made by Yoshio).