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Flower basket - "Planet"

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Inscription

Box inscriptions: Flower basket: "Sky" Shown at the Kinki region Traditional Crafts Exhibition Thirteenth year of Heisei [2001] Made by Tanabe Takeo Sora Hanakago Dentô kôgei Kinkiten shuppinsaku Heisei jûsannen Tanabe Takeo tsukuru Seals: Takeo, Takeo Seals: Sansei, Chikuunsai 宙 盛籃 伝統工芸近畿展出品作 平成十三年 田辺健雄造 印: 健雄、健雄

Signed

Made by Takeo (Takeo tsukuru) 健雄造

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

© Shouchiku Tanabe

Japanese, Heisei era, 2001

Object Place

Osaka, Japan

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2007.406

Medium or Technique

Bamboo and rattan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Basketry