Bamboo ikebana basket 花籠
Price: € 650,00
Unusually-shaped low and wide wickerwork bamboo ikebana basket 花籠 (hanakago) with an undulating oval rim.
The basket is finely woven with thin bamboo strips using different types of plating. Densely woven in horizontal fashion with some criss-cross lines. The bamboo of the vase has a lovely warm soft brown hue.
Signed at the bottom.
Including a low separate dark brown lacquered bamboo segment vase. This cylindrical container can be used for flower arrangements.
The basket is in a very good condition with minor traces of age. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.
Height 10.5 cm, Width 38 cm, Depth 22 cm.
Period: Japan – Shôwa period (1926-1989).
Ikebana is a disciplined art form in which nature and humanity are brought together. Contrary to the idea of floral arrangement as a collection of multi-coloured arrangement of blooms, ikebana often emphasizes other areas of the plant, such as its stems and leaves, and draws emphasis toward shape, line and form” (from Wikipedia).
When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.
Price including insured shipping.