Categories: Ikebana Baskets (43)
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A Japanese 19th Century Peony-Style Bamboo Ikebana Basket
A Japanese 19th Century Peony-Style Bamboo Ikebana Basket
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An impressive peony-style basket, its base worked with a unique textile design. The mat-woven body is segmented by vertical lines of banding and insect stitches, and most unusual, a layer of red lacquer lining the interior. Its double-twisted handle, looping high and squared off at the top, is geometrically wrapped, emphasizing its overall sculptural quality. This exquisite and rare bamboo basket is in very good condition with only minor rubbing to the lacquer from age and use. Height; 25.5” 19t... Click for details
Japanese Ikebana Basket formed as a Tray
Japanese Ikebana Basket formed as a Tray
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An atypical ikebana bamboo basket of square, tray-like form, its shape designed with delicate open-work hexagonal plaiting. The artist created an interesting contrast of interwoven golden and red-brown bamboo strips to highlight the basket’s pattern and form. Signature plaque of bamboo artist Hogykusai can be found on base. This basket includes tomobako and is in excellent condition. Width: 15.5”, length: 15” Showa Period, Japan
Japanese Burl-Wood Root Vase
Japanese Burl-Wood Root Vase
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An intriguing burl- wood root vase with rich patina, its form beautiful and uninhibited. The anonymous artist retained the natural shape of the burl for great texture and interest, resulting in a functional vase that looks like a piece of sculpture. This large burl- wood vase is in very good condition with no repairs. Height: 16.5” Early 20th Century, Japan
Japanese Ikebana Basket of Moon Form
Japanese Ikebana Basket of Moon Form
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A bamboo ikebana basket in moon form with irregular plaiting and segments of bamboo reed interspersed throughout the body and handle. This basket is in very good condition, with tightly woven body, no cracks or splits to the bamboo. Height: 14.5" Meiji/Taisho Period, Japan
Japanese Ikebana Basket formed as a Globular Jar with Handles
Japanese Ikebana Basket formed as a Globular Jar with Handles
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A traditional bamboo-woven ikebana basket formed as a globular jar with double side handles, its body comprised of thick bamboo rope wrapped along the base and the neck. The basket’s mid-section is woven with basic mat-plaiting overlapped with an open-work hexagonal weave, resulting in a three-dimensional effect. The interior is lined with a metal container for flowers. This unique basket is in very good condition with only minor surface wear commensurate with age and use. Height: 12” Meiji/ T... Click for details
A Large Ikebana Basket in the Style of an Ancient Bronze Vessel
A Large Ikebana Basket in the Style of an Ancient Bronze Vessel
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A large ikebana basket in the style of ancient bronze vessels, the handles elaborately designed. Narrow strips of bamboo, lozenge - plaited, create open work on the body, segmenting it by two bands of twined bamboo. The sculptural form and workmanship of this basket immediately identify the maker, Rokansai, who refined karamono-style and raised basketry to an artform. Tomobako. Height, 13.5". Iizuka Rokansai signature. Ca 1927. This basket is in excellent condition.
Robust and Beautiful Wagumi-Style Ikebana Basket
Robust and Beautiful Wagumi-Style Ikebana Basket
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An impressive, large bamboo ikebana basket of oval shape with irregular, open-work plaiting, its ribbon-like strands treated in a rare “tortoise shell” lacquer technique. Contributing to the overall bold style of this basket, is its low, asymmetrical bamboo rope handle braiding about the basket’s rim and body. This basket, monumental both in size and concept, is attributed to the world-renowned bamboo master, Yufu Masataka. This exquisite statement piece is in excellent condition with no problem... Click for details
Bamboo Ikebana basket by Chikubosai I
Bamboo Ikebana basket by Chikubosai I
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This is a beautiful and charming ikebana basket entitled "Chidori," or plover, made of natural, old bamboo in an open-work hexagonal weave. The handle is made of triple reed with butterfly and interlocking V-knots. Includes tomobako, its lid reading "Hanamori" (flower vase) on the exterior and inside, Hanamori, Showa 12 Summer. The artist signature on the base, CHIKUBOSAI I (1872-1950). This great artist is the father of the "Living National Treasure," Chikubosai II). The basket is in excellent ... Click for details
Bamboo Ikebana basket by Chikuunsai I
Bamboo Ikebana basket by Chikuunsai I
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A tall, elegant bamboo basket of ovoid form framed by a looped, double-reed handle. Attached to the body with elaborate stitching, Its hexagonal, open- work design is superimposed by twining. The tightly wrapped rim and foot lend strength to this strong, yet sophisticated basket. The signature of the renowned bamboo master Chikuunsai I, is on its base. This ikebana basket is in excellent condition and includes tomobako. Height: 22.5” Taisho Period, Japan
Shounsai Ikebana Basket
Shounsai Ikebana Basket
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A remarkable tapered bamboo flower basket of trumpet form with square base and arched double handle. The handle's superb construction, with elaborate insect stitching, intricate knots and an unusual lacy design of concentric circles, provides both aesthetic surprise and additional support. In karamono-style, delicate strands of lacquered bamboo are divided by horizontal bands of twining and vertical bands of shrimp stitching. Its elegant body is woven with vertical insertions, crowned by a seven... Click for details
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