Madake (le corps) & Nemagaridake (la anse)
27 (h) x 40 x 39.5 cm
Tomobako, box signed by the artist. Top: Hanakago Back: Kakusō Shōkansai saku with seal Shōkansai
Signed Shōkansai saku (made by Shōkansai)
Hanakago Kakusō by Iizuka Shōkansai (1919-2004)
Former Living National Treasure
鶴巣 (Crane’s nest) is pronounced “Tsuru no su”, also “Kakusō”, which is a symbol of longevity, the nurturing love of parents, fidelity, and the prosperity of the family line.