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Tall ikebana basket

Price:  2.800,00

Tall wickerwork bamboo baluster-shaped ikebana basket 花籠 (hanakago) with a loop handle.

The basket is loosely plaited with bamboo strips in mainly a vertical and horizontal fashion with some diagonal lines in between.
The loop handle is made of three pieces of bent bamboo of different size intricately tied together creating lovely patterned knots.
The bamboo of the vase has an attractive warm brown patina.

The bottom is signed ‘Hôunsai’ 鳳[…]斎.

It is in a very good condition with very minor traces of age and wear. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.

Sizes including handle:
Height 71.5 cm, Width 25 cm, Depth 24.5 cm.

Period: Japan – Taishô (1912-1926)

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.

Ref. No. : 72304-1d

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