All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1024326 (stock #JA-236)
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The body of this hexagon shaped ikebana basket has been woven in a lozenge pattern with one half of each side overlaid with thin vertical strips of bamboo woven from the base to the rim. It is enhanced by intricate rattan knots. There is an illegible signature in red lacquer. Good condition. Height: 20” Width: 6” Depth: 5”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1024321 (stock #JL-31)
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This traditional moon-formed ikebana basket’s strong presence is a result of the use of narrow strips of bamboo accented with chunks of root woven throughout. The oval-shaped opening is designed to mirror that of the bottom. Strips of bamboo are layered to form the handle. Good condition. Height: 16” Width: 17” Depth: 8 ½”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1024318 (stock #JL-2)
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This traditional moon-formed ikebana basket’s strong presence is a result of the way the bamboo has been plaited into an open weave The oval-shaped opening is designed to mirror that of the bottom. Thin strips of bamboo are layered to form the handle. It has a copper liner. Breakage to some of the bamboo. Height: 15” Width: 15” Depth: 8”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1024215 (stock #JA-43)
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The classic body of this ikebana basket has been woven in a mat plaiting and overlaid with vertical strips of bamboo. Bamboo has been shaped to serve as the handle and extend down both sides to become an integral part of the vertical design. The rim is formed from very thin strips of rattan and knots. Height: 20”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1024205 (stock #JM-36)
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Vase-shaped baskets of this type are typically associated with designs made by artists on the island of Kyushu. Inspired by Chinese styles, the artist created this precisely formed ikebana basket with a repetition of weaves contrasting with thin vertical strips forming the body. Slight damage to the bottom. Height: 20” Diameter: 6”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1024199 (stock #JL-33)
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Over the years, Japanese basket artists have been inspired by shapes from other parts of Asia. The gourd is a classic example of the Japanese adoption of borrowed forms. Sliced bamboo root has been randomly inserted into the body of this double gourd to create texture and movement. Thin strips of bamboo have been twisted, braided and then wrapped around the middle to imitate a cord. It rests on a rootwood stand. Good condition with some of the bamboo root being loose. Height: 18” Length: 14” Depth: 13”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1024197 (stock #JH-51)
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In designing this early to mid-1900’s basket, the artist has woven strips of bamboo in an irregular plaiting pattern. The feet have been fashioned from rootwood that has also been used to form the rim and handle. The bamboo is damaged in parts. Height: 19” Width: 13” Depth: 13”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1024196 (stock #JL-22)
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This style of basket was sometimes used for displaying fruit during the sencha tea ceremony. Unlike the more refined Chinese style morikago fruit baskets, this signed basket is more rustic in nature with an open weave and the use of bamboo root and rattan knots. It comes with a copper liner insert. Very good condition. Height: 17” Diameter: 16"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1024194 (stock #JA-91)
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In this early to mid-1900’s gourd-shaped basket, bamboo has been plaited in an irregular pattern. Gnarled rootwood incorporated throughout the body and forming the handle enhances its dynamic composition. Very good condition. Height: 20”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1024187 (stock #JB-41)
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This unusual double rimmed basket has a very intricate weave representing a net with a crab completely formed from bamboo clinging to the side. Woven bamboo resembling a rope twists around the body of the basket and extends up both sides of the rootwood handle. Early to mid-1900’s. There is some damage to the exterior of the basket. Height: 26” Diameter: 14” at lower body
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1024163 (stock #N-3)
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$2,500.00
Narrow strips of bamboo have been randomly woven to form the shape of a double gourd in this early to mid-1900’s ikebana basket. Thin strips of bamboo have been twisted, braided and then wrapped around the middle to imitate a cord. It rests on a rootwood base. Very good condition. Height: 21” Length: 24” Depth: 14”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1024158 (stock #JB-199)
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This Chinese style morikago (fruit basket) was sometimes used for displaying fruit during the sencha tea ceremony. This basket features a very textured plaiting with rattan knots and wraps. It comes with a copper liner insert. Very good condition. Height: 15” Diameter: 14”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1021004 (stock #JA-2)
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This early to mid-1900’s ikebana basket is distinctly Japanese with its rich nemagaridake bamboo, organic form and irregular weave. Reflecting sensitivity to nature and design, this artist integrated vine around the middle and shaped it for the handle. Very good condition. Height: 16” Diameter: 10”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1020999 (stock #I-1)
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Wide strips of bamboo inserted diagonally into a hexagonal-plaited support structure contribute to the dynamic composition of this oversized early to mid-1900’s ikebana basket. Narrow strips have been randomly woven between the slats. It is accented with a rootwood handle. Very good condition. Height: 29”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1020993 (stock #HA-401)
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The complex twill-plaited pattern used in this ikebana basket displays the artistic skill of the basket maker. Individual bamboo-root stalks make up the corners and feet, with layers of flat bamboo reinforced with rattan knots, forming the handle. By polishing the surface of the bamboo, the artist created a warm two-tone quality. Early to mid-1900’s. Very good condition with one knot missing on one of the stalks. Height: 29” Width: 5 ½”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1020863 (stock #HA-402)
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Beneath a layer of thin strips of bamboo woven in what is refereed to as a lozenge pattern is a tightly woven body that functions as a support structure. The 6-sided symmetry of this basket is complemented by an arched square handle and 6 faceted stalks extending from the base to the rim. Height: 19” Diameter: 5 ½”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1020855 (stock #JD-1)
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Multiple layers of thin, narrow bamboo strips have been folded into complicated patterns to form the body as well as the supporting structure of this ikebana basket. Complementing the undulating movement of the body is a handle formed from rootwood. The handle has some breakage as seen in the photos. Height: 22” Diameter: 10”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1020849 (stock #JD-57)
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Wide strips of bamboo inserted diagonally contribute to the dynamic composition of this oversized early to mid-1900’s ikebana basket. The rope-like handle was created by wrapping and overlapping thin strips of bamboo. Good condition with some splitting on some of the strips of bamboo. Height: 27” Diameter: 13”