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"Bamboo Grove" (Chikurin) Basket

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Signed

"Rokansai tsukuru" inscribed on the bottom of the piece; Signed box -- outside: "Hanakago," inside: "Chikurin Rokansai tsukuru"

Provenance

2004 purchased by the Museum from Hanabako, Tokyo

Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Japanese, Shôwa era, about 1945

Object Place

Tokyo, Japan

Dimensions

Height: 39 cm (15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.565a-b

Medium or Technique

Inner layer: dyed madake bamboo; outer layer: susudake smoked bamboo, finished with dust and lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Basketry