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Flower basket in suehiro form woven in thousand-line technique (Sensuji-ami suehiro hanakago)

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Inscription

Box inscriptions: Flower basket in suehiro form woven in thousand-line technique Made in the fifth year of Heisei [1993] The maker of this piece was Tanabe Chikuunsai II Recorded by Tanabe Chikuunsai III in the nineteenth year of Heisei [2007] Sensuji-ami suehiro hanakago Heisei gonen no saku Kono sakusha nidai Tanabe Chikuunsai shozô mono nari Heisei jûkunen Sandai Chikuunsai shiki Seals: Sansei, Chikuunsai 千準編み 末広 花籃 平成五年之作 此作者二代田辺 竹雲斎所造者也 平成十九年 三代竹雲斎 識 印:三世、竹雲斎

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Made by Itchikusai (Itchikusai tsukuru) 一竹斎造

Provenance

Before 2007, acquired from the artist; 2007, offered as a gift to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Credit Line

Gift of Tanabe Chikuunsai III

Copyright

Chikuunsai Tanabe

Japanese, Heisei era, 1993

Object Place

Osaka, Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 22 x 50 cm (8 11/16 x 8 11/16 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.404

Medium or Technique

Bamboo and rattan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Basketry