FUNAGATA-TSURIKAGO KARAMONO UTSUSHI#2447
Hanging bamboo vase for ikebana
SUEMURA Shōbun (1917-2000)
Bamboo madake, nemagari dake and rattan
37.5 cm x 15 cm(h)
Suemura Shōbun was born in Osaka in 1917. He learned the art of basketry from Yamamoto Shoen (Chikuryūsai I). In 1951, one of his works was accepted by the Nitten national art exhibition. He was exhibited at this prestigious event twenty-six times, and a dozen times, from 1962, at the Japan Modern Craft Exhibition. Several of his works are in the Cotsen collection in the United States.