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Bamboo Ikebana basket by Chikuunsai I

Bamboo Ikebana basket by Chikuunsai I


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1920: Item # 1284772

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A tall, elegant bamboo basket of ovoid form framed by a looped, double-reed handle. Attached to the body with elaborate stitching, Its hexagonal, open- work design is superimposed by twining. The tightly wrapped rim and foot lend strength to this strong, yet sophisticated basket. The signature of the renowned bamboo master Chikuunsai I, is on its base. This ikebana basket is in excellent condition and includes tomobako. Height: 22.5” Taisho Period, Japan