BASKETS AND SCULPTURE IN THE COTSEN COLLECTION
Baskets for Sweets, dated 1885
By By [SIC] Hayakawa Shokosai I (1815-1897)
Kansai region: born in Fukui Prefecture, active in Osaka, c. 1845-1897
Bamboo (madake) and rattan.
Selected techniques: hemp leaf plaiting, hexagonal plaiting, twining,
twill plaiting, bundled plaiting, Amida's halo plaited base
(Each) H. 3 1/2 in x Diam. 4 in.
Lloyd Cotsen Japanese Bamboo Basket Collection, 2006.3.289;
catalogue no. 7
Photograph by Kaz Tsuruta.
text and images © Asian Art Museum, San Francisco