Maeda Chikubosai I (1872-1950)
Flower Basket with Natural Bamboo Handle, in the Form of a Cluster Fig, 1942, Japan
Bamboo and rattan, height 21 inches (54 cm)
Thomsen Gallery is participating in NOMAD St. Moritz, the international art fair for collectible design and contemporary art, this July 8-11.
Their exhibition will take place in the historic mansion Chesa Planta, St. Moritz, Switzerland and will offer a select group of Japanese bamboo ikebana baskets by the great masters from the first half of the 20th century, regarded as the Golden Age of Japanese basketry.
The baskets will be complemented by a selection of works by contemporary makers, including Japanese modern bronze vessels and contemporary gold-lacquer boxes.