Offered by: Tishu
By appointment only Atlanta, GA 30327 , United States Call Seller 305.400.0561


Japanese Contemporary Bamboo Basket by Abe Motoshi

$ 5,800
  • Description
    A Japanese Ikebana basket woven by bamboo artist Abe Motoshi (Japanese, b. 1942). In an organic vase form with elegant, curved wall with reinforced rim. The shape calls to mind the Fishermen's trap. The basket was constructed with Madake bamboo and rattan with techniques of thousand-lines and open and close twinning, the basket features s closed lower portion and a more open upper part that features a band of subtle cross and diamond pattern. Made in 1998, the basket is simple yet refined in the signature style of Abe Motoshi's early work.
    The basket is signed "Motoshi made this" in Kanji on the base as shown.
    Provenance: Purchased from Tai Modern Gallery in 2001 with copy of the original receipt.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Period: 1980-1999
    Materials: bamboo, rattan
    Condition: Good. excellent no issue
    Creation Date: 1998
    Styles / Movements: Arts & Crafts, Modern, Asian
    Patterns: Asian/Oriental, Geometric, Handmade
    Incollect Reference #: 680861
  • Dimensions
    H. 11 in; Diam. 8.5 in;
    H. 27.94 cm; Diam. 21.59 cm;
Message from Seller:

Our collection ranges from Neolithic Art to 20th century collectible art and design. It spans 5000 thousand years of history and crosses many civilizations and cultures. Our aesthetic strongholds are Mid-century studio design, Japanese and Korean art, Asian Textile Art and Contemporary Aboriginal Art. The diversity is united behind our singular vision to seek for timeless beauty and driven purely by our passion

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