Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
An antique Japanese bamboo Ikebana basket in a bowl shape with a gnarled Wisteria handle. Clad in thick diagonal 1 3/4" slats with 2 supporting 1/2 bamboo stalk atop the basket measuring each 5" in length. Split bamboo rope foot. Wisteria handle features 4 appendages which harkens to a stylized dragon. Natural soot patina acquired over years of loving use and display.

Age: Meiji Era (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 15" High by 10 1/2" Wide by 10" Deep
item #1437651