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Flower basket made from arrow shafts (Yadake hanakago)

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Inscription

Box inscriptions: Flower basket made from arrow shafts Seventeenth year of Heisei [2005] Made by Tanabe Chikuunsai III Yadake Hanakago Heisei jûnananen Sandai Chikuunsai tsukuru Seals: Sansei, Chikuunsai Seals: Sansei, Chikuunsai 矢竹 花籃 平成十七年 三代竹雲斎 造 印: 三世、竹雲斎

Signed

Made by Chikuunsai (Chikuunsai tsukuru) 代竹雲斎造

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, 2005

Object Place

Osaka, Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 20 x 43 cm (7 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.405

Medium or Technique

Bamboo, bamboo arrow shafts, and rattan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Basketry