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Japanese Bamboo Basket by Iizuka Shokansai

Japanese Bamboo Basket by Iizuka Shokansai


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1960: Item # 1383657
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●Japanese bamboo basket made by master Iizuka Shokansai(1919-2004), studied under his father Iizuka Rokansai. It is woven with a little colored bamboo strips and rattan. Entitled ""Hiki-tsuru" , hiki means leading and tsuru means crane. The word, hikitsuru(hikizuru) means the group of cranes flying back to north in the spring. ●Size:height50cm(19.7inches), width15cm(5.9inches) ●Accessories: Original beautifuly lacquered otoshi(water container), Tomobako(original wooden box with artist's signature) ●Condition: Good condition and has no big damages, but some thin stips are cracked.                     ※We will close from November 23rd to 29th, inquiry will be accepted until November 21st or after 30th. We are sorry for the inconvenience.