Large ikebana basket
Price: € 550,00
Large globular wickerwork bamboo ikebana 生け花 flower basket with a fixed handle made of woven twigs. Executed with broad and smaller light red/brown bamboo strips in vertical, horizontal and crosswise configuration.
Unsigned – but this is a high-end and very tightly woven beautiful ikebana basket. In very good condition and with a nice warm patina.
Taishô-period -early Shôwa-period.
Height: 52.5 cm; Diameter: c. 30 cm
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 multicolored 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).