Japan, hanakago by Maeda Chikubosai I, first half of the 20th century.
A tall tubular ikebana basket in the shape of a water bucket, woven in smoked bamboo stripes , first half of the 20th century (Taisho or Showa era) by Japanese bamboo master Maeda Chikubosai I (1872-1950).
Maeda Chikubosai I was one of the most important bamboo artists working before the Pacific War. He was from the Kansai Region and active in Sakai, Osaka prefecture. He was instructed by Wada Waichisai I ((1851-1901).
Late in the Taisho era, he made some presentation baskets for the Imperial family for which he became famous. Chikubosai had a series of solo exhibitions at Mitsukoshi in Tokyo during the early Showa era, from 1926 until the outbreak of the war.
50 x 17 x 18,5 cm
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