Display Tray with Open Weave

Display Tray with Open Weave

Artist
Hayakawa Shokosai V, 1932-
Born: Osaka, Japan
Country
Japan
basket
bamboo
In memory of Paul M. Hoff Jr., Gift of Paul M. Hoff III and Hazel W. Hoff
2001.667
Hayakawa Shokosai V. Display Tray with Open Weave. bamboo. In memory of Paul M. Hoff Jr., Gift of Paul M. Hoff III and Hazel W. Hoff. 2001.667.
Dimensions
diameter: 18 1/4 in, 46.3550 cm; height: 4 3/4 in, 12.0650 cm
Department
Asian
Collection
Asian
Display Tray with Open Weave by Hayakawa Shokosai V (b. 1932) Japan 1996, Heisei period In memory of Paul M. Hoff Jr, gift of Paul M. Hoff III and Hazel Hoff 2001.667 In 2003, the Japanese government designated Hayakawa Shokosai V as a Living National Treasure – the popular terminology for a “holder of important intangible cultural properties.” This distinction has been conferred upon a small number of individuals since 1955 for their unique skills in traditional Japanese arts. This display tray is made for arrangements of fruit, vegetables, berries, nuts, leaves, roots, and other non-floral plant parts (morimono).
Known Provenance
n.d., Tai Gallery, Santa Fe NM; n.d.-2001, Paul Hoff and Hazel Hoff; 2001, DAM collection (gift of the Hoffs in honor of Paul Hoff Jr.)

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