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Ikebana Basket by Yamashita Kochiku

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1900: Item # 1250681

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A tall, ovoid-formed bamboo ikebana basket with loop reed handle anchored to the rim with bamboo strands and stitch work. Its body is layered with an armature of vertical strands over bands of twining and open-hexagonal weave. Incised signature of bamboo master Yamashita Kochiku sai (1876-1947, Osaka) on the woven base. Includes tomobako and silks. This important basket is in excellent condition. Height: 19.5” Showa Period, ca.1926-30s, Japan