Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
An antique Japanese Ikebana basket in an open flat design with fine smoked split bamboo weave. Handle formed in a three layer splayed connection with those weaves conjuring a five Cicada form on each end. The three layers are bound by five wrapped connections with the top three forming a lucky auspicious knot. Raised footed ring wrapped in split bamboo.

Age: Meiji Era (1890-1910)

Dimensions: 12" Diameter by 15" High.
item #1447009