Categories: Ikebana Baskets (46)
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Japanese Bamoob Ikebana Basket with Rootwood Handle
Japanese Wagumi-Style Ikebana Basket
Japanese Wagumi-Style Ikebana Basket
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A bold and strikingly-colored ikebana bamboo basket of circular form with triple-wrapped handle supported by a reedy ,low-pedestaled base. Each bamboo strand is dyed in a rich, copper-tone and woven loosely in diagonal, crisscrossed banding. Horizontal inserts at the top secure the rim and accentuate the form. This sculptural basket is in very good condition with no repairs. Height: 20” Late Meiji /Taisho Period, Japan
Japanese Ikebana Basket with Beadwork
Japanese Ikebana Basket with Beadwork
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An elegant karamono-style bamboo flower basket of classic form woven in a tight matte plaiting, its double reed handle at the top wrapped with elaborately stitched work throughout. The bamboo strands have been carefully stained a rich color and lacquered - still visible today. However, the basket’s most impressive feature resides along the shoulders with an armature secured at the neck with stitch work and large interlocking knots along the mid-section. Running vertically in the front and back, ... Click for details
Japanese Ikebana Basket by Waichisai
Japanese Ikebana Basket by Waichisai
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An oblong ikebana basket with wide bamboo strips woven in an open-hexagonal pattern, its handle formed of twisted rattan. This purse-shaped ikebana basket has the appearance of leather, its fine bamboo slats dyed a rich, plum color in keeping with the style of bamboo master Waichisai. The celebrated Waichisai family was greatly known for particular treatments to the bamboo in their finished works, such as the richness of the color dyes and leather-like aspect to the bamboo. The basket is a wonde... Click for details
Japanese Bamoob Ikebana Basket with Rootwood Handle
Japanese Bamoob Ikebana Basket with Rootwood Handle
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A tall and robust bamboo ikebana basket for the tea ceremony boldly woven with thick strands of stained bamboo. The individually-cut bamboo strands are woven diagonally along the baluster form of the basket, terminating about the rim. A gnarled root wood handle is the perfect size and frame for such a natural and passionate basket. This fantastic bamboo basket is in very good condition. Height: 28” Meiji Period, Japan
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.
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