Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd. - Antique Arts of Japan
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1970 item #1352921 (stock #03-203)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
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A stained bamboo ikebana flower basket sculpted in double-gourd form. Executed in a tightly-woven mat plaiting, this hanging basket with flared lip and looped reed handle features delicate shrimp-stitch work and wrapping. It is the work of Osaka-born master Suemura Shobun (1917-2000), his incised signature on base. (Apprenticed with Chikuryusai I, Shobun first exhibited at the Nitten Exhibition in 1951 and 26 times after...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1970 item #1351709 (stock #FC-472)
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An impressive, large bamboo ikebana basket of oval shape with irregular, open-work plaiting, its ribbon-like strands treated in a rare “tortoise shell” lacquer technique. Contributing to the overall bold style of this basket, is its low, asymmetrical bamboo rope handle braiding about the basket’s rim and body. This basket, monumental both in size and concept, is attributed to the world-renowned bamboo master, Yufu Masataka...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1330649 (stock #0-172)
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An intricately woven bamboo ikebana basket of globular form on a round base. Its unusual handle is carved out of a bamboo section with keyhole design and secured to the body with bold shrimp-like stitches, a v-knot at the apex. The overall openwork is a lozenge pattern bisected by small bands of twining and woven with two-toned stained bamboo...