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初代前田竹房斎造「木の葉」盛物籃
Tray Basket (Morimono-kago) in the Shape of a Large Leaf

Artist:
Maeda Chikubōsai I (Japanese, 1872–1950)
Period:
Shōwa period (1926–89)
Date:
1935
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Smoked timber and dwarf bamboo (branch and rhizome), and rattan
Dimensions:
H. 1 5/8 × W. 19 1/4 × L. 34 1/4 in. (4.1 × 48.9 × 87 cm)
Classification:
Bamboo
Credit Line:
Promised Gift of Diane and Arthur Abbey
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 224
Signature: On reverse with an incised signature by the artist: Chikubōsai kore o tsukuru (Made by Chikubōsai)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection," June 13, 2017–February 4, 2018.