Bamboo madake, rattan & lacquer
46.5(h) x 20 x 18.6 cm
Tanabe Chikuunsai I (1867-1937): Given name 常雄 Tsuneo
Kaifu-nansō “A House/ Studio Facing South” is a literal translation but the word might read “Minami
no shō” which is an area in Sakai City, south of Osaka City, where the artist’s studio stood.
Box : Tomobako
Karamono utsushi, yurigata, hanakago [Chinese style, in the shape of a lily, flower basket]
with two seals, Kaifu-nansō, Chikuunsai zō kore with two seals “Ta tsune no in” [The seal of Tanabe Tsuneo] and Chikuunsai