akariya, antiques,  japan
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1151200
Akariya Antiques
Wonderful Japanese free-form bamboo basket by Kyokusai. Multi colored bamboo strips are irregularly plated on the base of mutsume-ami, hexagonal weaving technique. Some different widths bamboo strips are used, two twisted bamboos are used for handle and each four ends are plaited into the body. Darkest, split and widest strips on the body are parts of handle strips. Signed by Kyokusai on the bottom , Great condition. with tomobako box...