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  • Material

    Hōbichiku bamboo

  • Size

    29.3 x 27.8 x 10.5 cm

  • Period

    1989, the artist at the age of 79 (80 years old in an older counting system)

  • Box



Yamazato (a mountain village) by Tanabe Chikuunsai II (1910-2000)

Signed "Chikuunsai zo" (Made by Chikuunsai)


Top cover: Yamazato, Hanakago, Hōbichiku
[A mountain village, flower basket, smoked bamboo hōbichiku]

Inside the box: Sanju, Tekisuikyo, Chikuunsai zo with two seals “Tanabe no in” and “Chikuunsai”
[80 years old (“The Umbrella Birthday”), Tekisuikyo studio, made by Chikuunsai]

Weaving technique : Open yotsume ami [open square plaiting]