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D481 Basket, bamboo, maker unknown, Japan, c.1889. Click to enlarge.

Bamboo basket with handle for tea utensils

Made in Japan, c.1889.

Japanese basket woven in fine split bamboo ornamented with bamboo painted black.

Summary

Object No.

D481

Object Statement

Basket, bamboo, maker unknown, Japan, c.1889

Physical Description

Japanese basket woven in fine split bamboo ornamented with bamboo painted black.

Dimensions

Height

440 mm

Width

302 mm

Depth

195 mm

Production

Notes

This basket was made in Japan in about 1889.

Made

Japan c.1889

History

Notes

Used in Crafts Council exhibition, 1983

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1889

Acquisition Date

26 August 1889

Cite this Object

Harvard

Bamboo basket with handle for tea utensils 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 16 June 2019, <https://ma.as/223169>

Wikipedia

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This object is currently on display in Reflections of Asia: Collectors and Collections at the Powerhouse Museum.

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