Japanese Double Gourd Hyotan Basket Of Woven BambooJapanese Double Gourd Hyotan Basket Of Woven BambooJapanese Double Gourd Hyotan Basket Of Woven BambooJapanese Double Gourd Hyotan Basket Of Woven BambooJapanese Double Gourd Hyotan Basket Of Woven BambooJapanese Double Gourd Hyotan Basket Of Woven BambooJapanese Double Gourd Hyotan Basket Of Woven Bamboo

Offered for sale is 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.

The basket is in very good condition and quite a showpiece for a table or shelf.

Size: 14 ½" Height by 16" Length.

Item ID: PS130832

Japanese Double Gourd Hyotan Basket Of Woven Bamboo

$450 USD

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