Root Handle Bamboo Japanese Tea Ceremony Flower Basket
Excellent Taisho Period c.1930 'wagumi' Japanese tea ceremony bamboo flower basket. The root handle contrasts superbly with the diagonal inserts and midare irregular plaiting. The bamboo is 'susdake' smoked bamboo taken form old thatch roofed farm house roofs colored by hearth fires, prized by bamboo makers at the turn of the century. c.1930. (19" x 10") (48cm x 26cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $80.