"Bamboo Grove" (Chikurin) Basket

Japanese
Shôwa era
about 1945
Iizuka Rokansai (Japanese, 1890–1958)


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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Basketry

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.