Splendid Antique Japanese Bamboo Flower Basket c.1910
Rich patina tea ceremony bamboo flower basket from early 1900's. Beautiful 'susdake' smoked bamboo has been used from old Japanese farmhouses, split and woven into a piece of art. This particular basket feature a diagonal insertion technique with wide strips being inserted between plaited weaves. A 'tomobuchi' rim is employed with upward curling strips to create the rim. The handle is wrapped rattan. Excellent condition. c.1910. (18" x 9") (45cm x 24cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $70.