Antique Japanese woven basket for fruit and ikebana. Wide and round form with low walls made of plated split bamboo. The gnarled and twisted bamboo branch handle makes this a wonderful example of the “wabi-sabi” philosophy which celebrates natural irregularities. Comes with a signed tomobako.
Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 12″ high x 16 1/2″ wide