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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1437651
Zentner Collection
$1,800.00
An antique Japanese bamboo Ikebana basket in a bowl shape with a gnarled Wisteria handle. Clad in thick diagonal 1 3/4" slats with 2 supporting 1/2 bamboo stalk atop the basket measuring each 5" in length. Split bamboo rope foot. Wisteria handle features 4 appendages which harkens to a stylized dragon. Natural soot patina acquired over years of loving use and display.

Age: Meiji Era (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 15" High by 10 1/2" Wide by 10" Deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1437644
Zentner Collection
$850.00
An antique Japanese bamboo Ikebana basket reminiscent of an outdoor garden fence. Bicolor bamboo strips in an open weave design. The handle is intertwined with young and old mature bamboo symbolizing a family's support over many generations. The old bamboo has segmented root nodes often referred to as Eyes. The overlapping slats on top of slats in the main body represents both support in numbers as well as the idea of abundance. The foot is woven bamboo in a low profile. Made by a unknown a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1910 item #1437567
Zentner Collection
$2,400.00
An antique Japanese Bamboo Ikebana basket with a natural robust soot patinated rich chestnut color. It features a twisted Bamboo rope base with diagonal cladded interwoven slats. The gnarled Wisteria branch handle evokes the feeling of a scholarly ancient Pine tree that symbolizes longevity. Its ovoid shape has a wide open mouth. An elegant main vessel for any Japanese flower arrangement or a stand alone sculptural centerpiece for any table or mantel.

Age: Meiji Era (1868-1912)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1910 item #1437566
Zentner Collection
$1,250.00
An antique Japanese Bamboo Ikebana basket woven in a traditional form with an elegant loop handle. It features a woven foot, with a star split base that was signed by the artist. The woven sides have terminating two through five layered spacers. The three Bamboo loop handle has caterpillar styled reinforcements at the base with five auspicious turtle style woven reinforcements along the top. Natural soot patina acquired over years of loving use. Signed by the artist "Ikkesai." As intended f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1910 item #1437564
Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
An antique Japanese Bamboo Ikebana basket in a Sea Urchin shell form with fine weave and two woven ring handles. Often incorporated into the art of flower arranging, it also doubles as a sculptural table centerpiece.

Age: Meiji Era (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 11 1/2" High by 14" Diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1910 item #1435900
Zentner Collection
$350.00
Antique Japanese tall basket for ikebana flower arranging. Woven of narrow split bamboo. The design is slightly open at the bottom, tightens up in the middle and turns into a bold weave towards the mouth of the basket. Comes with a bamboo insert.

Age: Meiji Period 1868-1912

Dimensions: 16" high x 5 1/2" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1910 item #1435587
Zentner Collection
$1,475.00
Antique Japanese ikebana basket for flower arranging. Woven of both wide and narrow split bamboo with a gnarled root wood rim and handle. Tall and narrow with elegant natural form.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 21" high x 9 1/2" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1432778
Zentner Collection
$1,850.00
Antique Japanese ikebana basket for flower arranging. Made of light color split bamboo woven into a rounded form. Contrasting dark and twisting wisteria vines make up the handle and pierce the undulating form of the basket.

Age: Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 15" high x 12" wide x 11" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1432746
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Antique Japanese split bamboo ikebana basket for flower arranging. Made with light natural color wide split bamboo with wild weave pattern. Squat, round form with low handle. Copper lining woven into the basket.

Age: Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 9 1/2" high x 18 1/2" wide x 17 1/2" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1432533
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Stunning Antique Japanese moon handle basket for ikebana flower arranging. Made of split bamboo that has been twisted into rope and woven tightly together along with criss-crossing whole bamboo stalks. The deep reddish color of the split bamboo contrasts dramatically with the light color bamboo stalks. The wildness of the weaving highlights the tidiness of the overall form of the basket. Excellent original condition.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 16 1/2" high ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1432457
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Antique Japanese large moon handle basket for ikebana flower arranging. Split bamboo is twisted and woven into an openwork star pattern. Dramatic looping handle made of wide, layered split bamboo.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 16 1/2" high x 18" long x 11" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1429683
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Antique Japanese woven basket for fruit and ikebana. Wide and round form with low walls made of plated split bamboo. The gnarled and twisted bamboo branch handle makes this a wonderful example of the "wabi-sabi" philosophy which celebrates natural irregularities. Comes with a signed tomobako.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 12" high x 16 1/2" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1424012
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Japanese hand split bamboo basket with high slender sides rising from a square base to a round lip. Bamboo intertwined into a handle fashioned with small split bamboo. Cheveron pattern is seen repeating on all sides with a squad symmetrical pattern seen on the base.

Ikebana (生け花, 活け花, "arranging flowers" or "making flowers alive") is the Japanese art of flower arrangement.[1][2] It is also known as Kadō (華道, "way of flowers"). The tradition dates back to the 7th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1424010
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A unique hand split bamboo basket in the shape of a natural double gourd. Wild gnarled wisteria forms a steady base while branching up and around the backside of the double gourd.

Early Meiji Period C. 1870's

14" long X 11" deep X 24" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1424009
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Japanese ikebana (flower basket) used in tradition ikebana flower displays. Beautifully natural finish of split bamboo and gnarled wisteria branch each twisting and blending into a full moon. Condition is very good. Includes copper insert (may allow to be used for flowers).

Edo Period C. 19th Century

Dimensions: 18 1/2" wide X 10" deep X 15 3/4" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1422757
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Semi round low flat fruit basket made of split woven bamboo intertwined wisteria branch. Warm red and dark tones, over all in very good condition. Can be used as a beautiful display for fruit or other items. Unusual shape with finely wooden lip with fine bamboo strips. Undeside reveals geometric pattern with a center diamond. Unsigned.

Late Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

22" x 19" x 6" High
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1960 item #1422717
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
A mid century artist signed Ikebana basket for flower arranging. Made of delicate fine split bamboo, thin bamboo and Akebi vine. The three dimensional shape resembles a flared skirt when viewed in front and a boat keel when viewed from the side. There is a subtle diamond shape design the artist created with the different shade of split bamboo. It is a beautiful whimsical design of space and function. Artist signed: Togyoku.

Mid Century (1950-1960)

Dimensions: 19" Wide x 8" High x...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1420198
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An antique Japanese handwoven Ikebana basket used for flower arranging . Hand woven with a auspicious good luck symbol of a bamboo branch with leaves. Beautiful natural aged patina in excellent condition.

The bamboo motif represents tenacity and perseverance, one of the three felicitous friends of winter with the other two being the Plum Blossom (representing beauty) and the Pine tree (representing Longevity).

Age: Taisho Era (circa 1910-1920)

Dimensions: 8" Wide x 17 1/4"...