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Basket with plate, Japan, 20th century

Basket with plate, Japan, 20th century

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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1990: Item # 494463

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The basket lacquered with dark brown lacquer. The basket, woven of natural split bamboo and vines, contains a removable hexagonal flat plate covered on one side with gold leaf and scattered with dark green, brown and black lacquer squares. The glossy gold surface is protected by transparent lacquer. For a different effect the reverse side of the hexagonal plate can be used, it being painted in a rustic style with reddish brown lacquer over a brushed wood ground. Later part of 20th century.
Basket: diameter 7 ¾ in. (19.3 cm), height 1 ½ in. (3.7 cm).
Plate: diameter 6 ¾ in. (17 cm)
Perfect condition.

Piece located in Europe.