"Longevity" (Kotobuki) Basket
Iizuka Rokansai (Japanese, 1890–1958)
Object Place: Tokyo, Japan
Height: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Body: madake bamboo; rim: bundled bamboo branches wrapped with negamaridake bamboo; finished with dust and lacquer
Not On View
"Rokansai tsukuru" inscribed on the bottom of the piece; Signed box -- outside: "Hanakago," inside: "Kotobuki Rokansai tsukuru"
2004 purchased by the Museum from Hanabako, Tokyo
Keith McLeod Fund
Reproduced with permission.