"Longevity" (Kotobuki) Basket

Japanese
Shôwa era
1935–45
Iizuka Rokansai (Japanese, 1890–1958)


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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Basketry

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.