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Japanese Bamboo Basket by Maeda Chikubosai â¡

Japanese Bamboo Basket by Maeda Chikubosai Ⅱ

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1960: Item # 1368120
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4-8-1 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo 151-0053

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◆This artist works are being exhibited at Metropolitan Museum ‘Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection’ ◆                                                                                                                                                             ●Artist: Maeda Chikubosai Ⅱ(1917-2007) ※Living National Treasure※                                                                                                                                                               ●Size: H31cm(12.2inches) W22cm(8.6inches)                                                                                                                                                  ●Accessories: Tomobako(original box with artist signature), lacquered otoshi(original water container)                                                                                                                                                            ●Remarks Title on th lid is defaced and hard to read but it should be 'Hyo-gata hanakago', gourd shape flower basket. Artis's sign is on the back lid. Condition is good but several bamboo strips on the lower part of the body are cracked. Please see cracked parts image. The whole basket inclined slightly.