Mei, Furu-tsurube

Iizuka Rōkansai / Bamboo


  • Material

    Bamboo


  • Size

    40 (h) x 22 x 22 cm


  • Period

    circa 1927-1930


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Description

Mei, Furu-tsurube d'IIZUKA Rōkansai (1890-1958)

Signed "Rōkansai saku" [Made by Rōkansai]

The old well- bucket shape was also adopted for ceramics and used as Mizusahi (fresh water container) and favoured by tea masters.

The hakogaki box is sealed with a distinctive three-interlinked-seal “Rō-kan-sai”, which is reproduced in the catalogue Iizuka Rōkansai ten

(Iizuka Rōkansai: masters of Modern Bamboo Crafts), Tochigi Prefecture Art Museum, 1989)

The original wrapping cloth is sealed with his name “Rōkansaiらうかん斎”


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