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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1378848
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A fine Japanese ikebana basket hand-woven from bamboo, cane, cedar root, and urushi lacquer. Signed by artist Jiro Yonezawa (b.1956). Jiro Yonezawa attended the Beppu Vocational Arts Training Center in 1981 and spent a year as an apprentice to Masakazu Ono. Later on, he continued his training at the Oita Prefectural Beppu Industrial Art Research Institute. He lived and worked in the United States from 1989 to 2007. In 2008 he returned to Japan and built a new studio in Oita Prefecture.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1365769
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$250.00
Antique Japanese ikebana basket, for display of flower arrangements. The piece is all hand-woven with bamboo with a wide rounded mouth, and squared base. The handle is made with braided thin sections of bamboo, secured at the sides with knots. The basket interior holds a striped bamboo vase.

Dimensions: 8" x 17.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1365108
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Antique Japanese ikebana basket, all hand-woven with sections of bamboo. The body is a cylindrical shape, narrowing towards the bottom four short feet. The handle is made with natural Wisteria branches. The interior holds two small wooden containers to hold beautiful arrangements of flowers.

Dimensions: 7" L x 6.5" D x 17.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1363648
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$2,500.00
Antique Japanese ikebana (flower arrangement) basket, comprised of tightly hand-woven, thin strips of bamboo. The basket has an hourglass figure with a wide mouth and slightly fluted lip. The handles is formed with gnarled wisteria and bamboo branches, tightly wound with twisted bamboo. The base of the foot is recessed, with a 3-character signature.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions : 12" x 20.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1363644
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$950.00
An unusual Japanese ikebana (flower arrangement) basket. Hand-woven with sections of bamboo, and interesting wisteria branch accents on the front and backside. The sides are woven with "Gypsy ear" ring handles. The basket is formed with a large, rounded body, a short foot, and a wide open mouth. Full of character and charm.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 12" x 10" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1363576
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$2,500.00
Antique Japanese ikebana (flower arrangement) basket. Hand-woven with thin branches of bamboo, the body is tall and slender with a dramatic fluted foot. The base is has deeply recessed inner edges, with the rounded, wagon-wheel design center in high relief. The mouth of the basket has a slightly flared lip, and the handle is comprised of several twisted bamboo branches. With bamboo insert.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 8" x 22.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1363574
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$950.00
Antique Japanese ikebana (flower arranging) basket, hand-woven with very thin sections of bamboo. Of a tall, slender gourd shape with knotted bamboo handle. With metal insert, perfect for a fresh bouquet.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions : 7" x 22.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1362392
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Japanese antique tall ikebana basket, made of split bamboo. This basket has an elongated square body separated into two different treatments. The upper portion of the basket is woven in a diagonal criss cross pattern while the bottom is woven with straight vertical pieces. The handle is made of twisted wisteria branch sections. The front of the basket is also decorated with a branch of gnarled wisteria.

Taisho Period (1912-1926)

Dimensions: 24 1/2" high x 6 1/2" wide (inc...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1362391
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Antique Japanese ikebana (flower arranging) basket, very finely hand-woven with thin strips of bamboo. Its form is narrow towards the mouth of the basket and flutes slightly towards the squared base, with four knot-woven feet, and the frame of the basket is reinforced with thicker bamboo sections, secured with tight coils. The handle is formed by natural Wisteria burl root. With hand inscribed signature on the base.

Dimensions : 9" x 7" x 19.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1348897
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Antique Japanese woven bamboo traveling basket/trunk, with iron side handles and locks, an iron hinged top, lined in old light blue paper.

Size: 26" L x 16.5" W x 13" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1346368
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$2,500.00
Antique Japanese woven ikebana basket, for artistic arrangements of flowers. Tall, of a gourd form, with metal insert and tightly woven with varying size and texture of bamboo.

Size: 24" H x 12" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1344766
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$950.00
Listed Price $1,400.00
Antique Japanese ikebana basket made of woven bamboo, with large strips of bamboo interwoven with a network of thinner strips, and a tightly twisted handle. The inner vase is a large section of bamboo lined with metal.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Size: 11" W x 16" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1336955
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Beautiful antique Japanese hand-woven bamboo basket of a crescent moon form, with a wide boat-like body, smooth woven handle and flattened base. Originally ikebana baskets where used to hold stunning followers of all sort.
Mid Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 14" L x 10" W x 16" H

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1326908
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$4,500.00
Antique Japanese large woven bamboo ikebana (flower arranging) basket. Beautifully assembled with stunning flowing lines.. Lined with metal containers used to hold water. Very unusual size with excellent condition. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 26" H x 16" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1326799
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Antique Japanese ikebana (flower) basket. Stunning Hand-woven in fine bamboo. signature on bottom by artist Ko-Sho. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912). Wonderful original condition. Size: 17" H x 12" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1325482
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$4,500.00
Antique Japanese Ikebana flower basket, made with split bamboo of spiraling rope design with interlocking bamboo handle. The boy has a natural flowing hourglass shape. Stunning Original condition with no issues. Size: 22" H x 11" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1325480
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$2,500.00
Antique Japanese ikebana basket with a large, rounded body like a vase, woven with very large strips of bamboo over smaller strips tightly woven. The handle is made with natural burly wisteria branches. Many baskets where not signed due to the individual "style" each basket had. One could view a basket and know who the artist was. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912). Size: 23" H x 12" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1325476
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$2,750.00
Antique Japanese large woven ikebana basket, used for artistic flower arrangements. The basket body has an open flat plate with woven geometric design. Chiku'unsai is known for adding natural found objects as shown of gnarled bamboo handle. He allows us to see the beauty in this state. The wide, flat foot is signed on the bottom "Chiku'unsai"

(1887-1937)

Size: 19" H x 18" W