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"Longevity" (Kotobuki) Basket

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Signed

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

Provenance

2004 purchased by the Museum from Hanabako, Tokyo

Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Japanese, Shôwa era, 1935–45

Object Place

Tokyo, Japan

Dimensions

Height: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.566a-b

Medium or Technique

Body: madake bamboo; rim: bundled bamboo branches wrapped with negamaridake bamboo; finished with dust and lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Basketry