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    Kanchiku bamboo (C. marmoreal)

  • Size

    22 × 21 × 54.2 ㎝

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Tsubogata hanakago (Pot-shaped flower basket) by Tanabe Chikuunsai I (1877-1937)

Signed "Chikuunsai zo kore" (This is made by Chikuunsai)


Top: Kanchiku, tsubogata hanakago
(A pot-shaped flower basket, made by C. marmoreal.)

Back: Chikuunsai zo kore
(This is made by Chikuunsai)

Tanabe Chikuunsai I was the originator of an uninterrupted and still active and over a century old family lineage, and instrumental in the training of many prestigious artists in the Kansai area. He was himself a scholar in the Chinese tradition (bunjin), practicing the art of ikebana and calligraphy while studying Chinese painting and the Sencha tea ceremony.