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Lot 0040
an unsigned Taisho period Japanese double-gourd basket of woven bamboo, cradled in a root-wood vine. The piece is a rich symbol of longevity and good fortune. The large gourd basket has been woven with narrow strips of braided bamboo. These baskets were considered a utilitarian art form combined with the popular pastime of Ikebana or flower arrangement.

Condition

Excellent age-appropriate condition

Dimensions

16 x 14 in

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Japanese Double Gourd Hyotan Basket Of Woven Bamboo

Estimate $200 - $400Jun 2, 2019