Bamboo ikebana 生け花 flower basket
Price: € 625,00
Large gourd-shaped wickerwork bamboo ikebana 生け花 flower basket 花籠 (hanakago) with a fixed loop handle made of woven twigs. Executed with warm brown patinated broad and thin bamboo strips in vertical, horizontal and crosswise configuration. On both sides two pieces of light-coloured bamboo are woven crosswise in between.
Unsigned – but this is a high-end and intricately woven beautiful ikebana basket. In very good condition and with a nice warm patina.
Height: 45 cm; Diameter Ø 27 cm.
Including separate bamboo segment vase (with two shrinkage cracks).
Early 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).