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Japanese Antique Karamono-Style Ikebana Basket

Japanese Antique Karamono-Style Ikebana Basket


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1920: Item # 1341636

Please refer to our stock # 01-508 when inquiring.
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An elegant high-shouldered, tapered ikebana basket in karamono-style. This fine basket is woven with intricately-cut and lacquered sooted bamboo strands in a mat weave. Its Insect stitch- work runs vertically along the body, pedestal base and triple-banded handle. The shoulders are beautifully decorated with a herringbone-patterned band. This basket is featured in “ Japanese Antiques” by Alistair Seton, page 288, fig. 508. This exquisite bamboo basket is in very good condition. Height: 23.5" Circa 1820, Edo Period, Japan