15 April 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 18,750
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
Kato Toshosai (ACT. Early 20th century)
Bamboo basket in the form of a flower cart (hanaguruma)
Signed Toshosai and Toshosai kinsei (made by Toshosai)
48 ¾ in. (123.8 cm.) long
With wood boxes
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For a bamboo work by the same artist in the Imperial Collection, see Regional Features of Japanese Crafts II - The World of Wood, Bamboo and Lacquer (Tokyo: Museum of the Imperial Collections, Sannomaru Shozokan, 2003), pl. 14.
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