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Artist:
Hiroshima Kazuo 廣島一夫 (Japan, 1915-2013)  Search this
Medium:
Bamboo
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 14.4 x 58.8 cm (5 11/16 x 23 1/8 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Hinokage, Miyazaki prefecture, Japan
Date:
1995
Period:
Heisei era
Description:
Object is a large shallow container made of bamboo. The bowl shaped body is finely woven, with a plain wrapped rim and a slightly flattened bottom. The interior is a yellow/tan color, the exterior is green.
The body is woven in a close weave twining pattern using wide, double wefts and narrow warps. The rim is finished off like many of Mr. Hiroshima's baskets, where the woven ends are folded over and held between two thick bamboo strips. This is lashed together with wide strips of bamboo, tightly bound to form a rounded rim. An additional thick strip of bamboo is wedged underneath the rim for support.
Collection:
National Museum of Asian Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Held and Let Go (November 21, 1998 to January 16, 1999)
Topic:
Heisei era (1989 - 2019)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
food preparation  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Nakamura Kunio
Accession Number:
S1996.36
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d6cbc328-06c2-428e-bf87-d1873e9e4feb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1996.36