An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period

An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period
An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period
An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period
An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period
An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period
An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period
An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period
An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period
An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period
An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period
An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period
An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period

An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period
An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period. It features a regal form that derived from the classic Chinese basket but with a decisively Japanese touch, with the use of the natural roots as the handle.

Appears to be made from "sooted" bamboo (susutake in Japanese), the bamboo materials collected from traditional thatched-roof houses that had been exposed to decades of smoke from a hearth or cooking fire, the basket displays a deep, rich, dark reddish brown color that is hard to attain by color-lacquering. The basket shows several techniques alternating between mat plaiting and pine needle plaiting on the upper and lower portion, the mid body features a double wall with an armor plaiting on the exterior. The base was done in a chrysanthemum plaiting. A stunning piece for a serious collector. It is 19.75h by 10.5 in dia (widest part).

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An Exceptional Japanese Bamboo Basket Ikebana from Meiji Period