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19c Japanese BASKET TRAY ikebana / tea ceremony

19c Japanese BASKET TRAY ikebana / tea ceremony


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1920: Item # 1413835
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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1890s - 1910s (late Meiji - early Taisho) Japanese bamboo basket woven in a shape of a tray to be used for ikebana arrangements or a tea ceremony. Wonderful piece made in Karamono (Chinese, more formal than Japanese) style with square grid center and concentric surround. Finely woven smoked narrow bamboo strips, rich warm patina from smoking process and age. The basket is in excellent shape, no broken strips. Diameter 9 inches, height 2 inches.