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2008

  • Work on this object began.

2011

  • We acquired this object.

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2017

WASARA Tableware Bowl, 2008

This is a Bowl. It was designed by WASARA Co. Ltd. and Shinichiro Ogata. It is dated 2008 and we acquired it in 2011. Its medium is reed, bamboo, bagasse pulp. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Common reeds and invasive bamboo became fine serving ware, which can easily decompose back into the earth.

This object was donated by WASARA Co. Ltd.. It is credited Gift of WASARA Co. Ltd..

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (Bowl): 6.5 x 12.9 cm (2 9/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

WASARA Tableware Bowl, 2008; Designed by WASARA Co. Ltd. and Shinichiro Ogata; reed, bamboo, bagasse pulp; H x diam. (Bowl): 6.5 x 12.9 cm (2 9/16 x 5 1/16 in.); Gift of WASARA Co. Ltd.; 2011-12-21

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