An unusual lacquered flower vase, hanaike, by the eminent bamboo artist Tanabe Chikuunsai II
( 1919~2000 ). The black lacquered bamboo vase is decorated in vermillion lacquer with a sago palm and is also signed. The vase is complete with its original blue cotton bag and a signed and inscribed box.
Chikuunsai I began the family tradition of making fine bamboo crafts in 1890, it still flourishes today under the direction of Tanabe Chikuunsai III.
Approximately 30 cm high. Fine condition.
Please study the photographs.
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