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Bamboo Basket As A Cicada

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1920: Item # 1092667

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A marvelously-woven bamboo pendant basket formed as a cicada. Woven in a variety of intricate techniques, its body, wings and legs naturalistically designed, this basket, complete with copper otoshi, can stand on a level surface or hang from the wall. This ingenious ikebana basket is in excellent condition with no breaks, loss or restoration. Includes linen cover and owner's wood box inscribed "Cicada basket" (semi-kago). Height: 5"; length: 11.5"; width: 5.5" Meiji/Taisho Period, Japan