Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd. - Antique Arts of Japan
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 2000 item #1340903 (stock #FC-1680)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
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A unique and finely woven bamboo basket with thin strands of bamboo fanning out in various directions. This voluminous mountainous structure, formed by interspersed strands of leached bamboo and stained ribbon-like bands, evokes the form of a samurai helmet. The artist appropriately named this piece “kabutoyama” or “helmet mountain”. An artwork in its genre, this rare basket includes a tomobako inscribed “Ryusen Hanakago” and signed Juran...