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wide-mouthed basket; (sashiko hirokuchi hana kago)

Tanabe Chikuunsai I (Japanese, 1877-1937)


Michikazu Mizutani of (Oriental Art Sekisen, Kyoto); purchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2008

Object Information

artist
Tanabe Chikuunsai I (Japanese, 1877-1937)
period
Taisho
creation date
1919
materials
bamboo and rattan
dimensions
A) 17 5/16 x 11 7/16 (diam.) in.
B) 6 1/4 x 5 1/2 (diam.) in.
mark descriptions
Signed, carved at underside: Chikuunsai made this (Japanese characters)
Inscribed on box cover: Plaited Wide-mouthed Flower Basket (Japanese characters)
Signed and dated on cover, at underside: Early Fall, 1919, Sakai City, Made by Chikuunsai (Japanese characters
Oval relief seal: Chikuunsai (Japanese characters)
accession number
2008.258A-B
credit line
Purchased with funds provided by Leonard and Kathryn Betley, Peter and Zora Dunn, Timothy and Joanne Garrigus, Walter and Laura Jolly, Douglas L. Tillman in honor of the 2008 IMA Japan Tour
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Asian Art
colors