Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East

Japanese Bamboo Ikebana Basket, Meiji Period

Japanese Bamboo Ikebana Basket, Meiji Period


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1920: Item # 1373569

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DESCRIPTION: A handsome ikebana basket, Meiji Period, crafted of smoked bamboo in a diagonal weave with double wrapped handle. Three vertical bamboo strips reinforce two corners, and the basket rests on a square, open weave base. Excellent condition with no breaks or losses. Ikebana ("living flowers") is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. It is also known as Kado ("way of flowers"). Japanese artists crafted Beautiful baskets such as this one as containers to hold simple to elaborate ikebana arrangements. DIMENSIONS: 16 ½” high with handle (42 cm); 10 ½” diameter (26.5 cm).