Flower basket made from arrow shafts (Yadake hanakago)

矢竹花籠

Japanese
Heisei era
2005
Tanabe Chikuunsai III (Japanese, born in 1940)


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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Basketry

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