Someone carefully crafted this Japanese folk art boat with bamboo, wood, small nails and string. When you shake it back and forth the bamboo moves and makes a nice “clacking” sound. Such an unique piece for your collection!
Age: Showa era-(1926-1989).
Condition: Good; the two tallest bamboo pieces have vertical cracks from the top (part-way down) but are still securely attached. (Please examine the photos).
Size:H: 9-16” top to bottom. L-11”; W-1”.
Lovely curved double wall vintage Japanese bamboo basket likely used to hold fruit or to display a flower arrangement during tea ceremony. Several basket weaving techniques were used to create this special hand-made double walled basket. Wonderful patina of red-brown bamboo, the curved bamboo basket body is oval and stands about 2 ½” tall from the base. It sits upon a ½-inch oval bamboo-wrapped “ring” on the bottom...