CARP VASE – Japanese celluloid fish (Dealer: Jinta) – Vivid and well-matched with green.
Celluloid carp for flower arrangement, like a bamboo vase for tea ceremony, as a ‘mitate’ (like bringing into chanoyu objects which were not originally made for it, as a form of Japanese art.). Showa period, 1970s. approx. L 20cm (7.87in), W 7 x 6cm (2.75 x 2.36in)
Attached with an inner plastic water container (‘otoshi’).
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