- Museum number
Basket, willow ridge frame in the form of an open spiral, with six small thinner willow stakes set into the frame to strengthen the spiral and create an openwork basket.
- Production date
- 1988-1996 (circa)
Height: 10.50 centimetres (max)
Width: 32 centimetres (max)
- Curator's comments
- A similar basket made in 1988 was shown in 'Markku Kosonen: Baskets and Woodwork', at the Brown/Grotta Gallery, Wilton, CT, in 1991, described by the maker as 'my Guggenheim basket'. For another spiral willow frame basket made in 1996 see M. Butcher, 'Contemporary International Basketmaking', exhibition catalogue, Crafts Council, London 1999, p. 93.
For Markku Kosonen's willow basketry see Jussi Vepsäläinen, 'Markku Kosonen - Time of Wood', Helsinki 2012.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired by donor from the artist's widow, Outi Tammi, in 2014
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number