Over the decades, the dark smoked bamboo has taken on a handsome patina, a rare wabi sabi detail that is highly sought after by collectors. All comes together in a work of great harmony. See photos for all of the splendid detail. The basket displays with a solid yet graceful presence. Measures approximately 18" high and 10" wide.In excellent antique condition with just minor wear and the aforementioned sublime patina. Sits a bit wobbly when empty, so would benefit from a heavy insert to stabilize. An exquisite basket representing the finest of the Japanese aesthetic, and a wonderful centerpiece for the discriminating connoisseur of world-class Asian antiques. See 11 photos above left for all of the handsome detail. VIEW OUR OTHER ANTIQUE TREASURES & OFFERINGS HERE. We have many wonderful Asian antiques listed this week including Satsuma, Inro, Netsuke, Bronze, Foo Lions, Kutani, Jade, Coral, Baskets, Lacquer, Mingei, Pottery, Snuff Bottles, Chado Tea Ceremony items, Tsuba, Menuki, Okimono, Woodblock Prints, Cinnabar Lacquer, Chinese Porcelain, Scrolls, Famille Rose, Masks, Ikebana Usubata, Yixing, Cloisonne, Hibachi, Kogo, Imari, Chawan, Incense Censers, Okimono, Paintings, Thangkas, Temple Items, Kimono, Byobu Screens, Stone, Architectural Elements, and many more Chinese Antiques, Japanese Antiques, Korean, and Tibetan Antiques, from the Ming, Qing, Goryeo, Joseon, Momoyama, Muromachi, Edo, and Meiji Periods. We have been in the antique business for over 35 years, and highly value our customers. Satisfaction Guarantee: All items are carefully described and photographed. The items listed are antiques, and as such may have an expected amount of wear from normal use. We do not sell items with major flaws without mentioning it in the listing.
Please note that cause for return does not include barely noticeable minor wear commensurate with age. Ne chance in a lifetime. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques".
The seller is "flowerheartsmile" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.