Susudake (smoked bamboo) & vine skin
30 (h) x 21 x 19,5 cm
Circa 1940- 1955
Musée des Arts asiatiques Guimet - Paris
Senju is a masterpiece by Iizuka Rōkansai (1890-1958)
Senju means "Long Life"
It's signed "Rōkansai saku" (Made by Rōkansai)
Belongings : Otoshi
"Hanakago, Senju, Rōkansai saku, with seal Rōkansai"
(Flower basket, Longevity, made by Rōkansai, with seal Rōkansai)
Weaving technique : Lozenge-square plaiting (hishi yotsume-ami)
Vine skin is rolled up and used as tie