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Japanese Ikebana Basket, in the Style of a Lily, by Chikuunsai I

Japanese Ikebana Basket, in the Style of a Lily, by Chikuunsai I


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1930: Item # 1303761

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An elegant bamboo ikebana basket with multi-reed handle and squared base. The body, formed as a lily, is divided into segments of open-work hexagonal plaiting and overlapping vertical stitch work. This classic karamono-style basket is in excellent condition with no problems and no restoration. Signature plaque of the master Chikuunsai I on its base. Tomobako inscribed “Karamono Utsushi in the style of a lily.” Height: 19.5” Early Taisho Period, Japan