Suemura Shōbun (1917-2000)

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Sukui Hanakago
Susudake (smoked bamboo)
Signed: Suemura Shōbun Saku (Made by Suemura Shōbun)
Suemura Shōbun (1917-2000)
H:15.5cm, W:35cm, D:34cm
Tomobako, original box signed by the artist
Sukashi-ami ikubi weave

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 Llyod Cotsen collection in the United States.

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