IKEBANA

Treasure of Japanese culture

Traditional art of flower arranging

Crafted by professional artisans

Bamboo baskets
Meiji, Taishö and Shöwa periods
1868 - 1989

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Basket 1
Basket 1

Ovoid bamboo basket with rounded handle and hexagonal weave Tomobako (wooden storage box, usually signed by the artist) Meiji era (1868-1912) Signed Tanabe Chikuunsai II/III Height : 57 cm

Basket2
Basket2

Bamboo flower basket with flared lip, hexagonal weave, double twisted handle Tomobako Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Signed Chikuyosai Height 49 cm

Basket 3
Basket 3

Globular bamboo basket with everted neck, arched handle with three supports, body of mat weave segemented by a wide ribbon of bamboo. Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era hayakawa Shokosai III or IV Height 44 cm

Basket 4
Basket 4

A bamboo ikebana basket with high shoulder, woven in seven jewel design, squared foot and double twisted slat handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Style of Chikuunsai Height 61 cm

Basket 5
Basket 5

Bamboo flower basket with handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Signed Chikuhosai Height : 49 cm

Basket 6
Basket 6

Bamboo flower basket with double handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height : 46 cm Ø 39,5 cm

Basket 7
Basket 7

Semi-globular-shaped bamboo basket with wrapped double bracket handles Meiji - Showa(1868 1989) era Height 31 cm

Basket 8
Basket 8

Bamboo basket with square base, moon-shaped handle and rope weave Meiji - Showa(1868 1989) era Signed Gyokkosai Height 45 cm

Basket 9
Basket 9

Bamboo moon-shaped basket with handle and tight rope weaving Meiji - Showa(1868 1989) era Signed Gyokkosai Height 36 cm Width 36 cm

Basket 10
Basket 10

Large bamboo basket with wide ribbons of sooted bamboo interspersed with strings of reeds and ropes of bamboo, bottom pierced Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height 67 cm

Basket 11
Basket 11

Bamboo flower basket with twisted handle, lozenge, mat and irregular plaiting and wide crossed slats Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era

Basket 12
Basket 12

Bamboo basket with handle Meiji (1868-1912), Taisho (1912-1926) or Showa (1926-1989) era Signed Waichisai tsukuru(Waichisai - 3 generations: I 1851-1901 II 1877-1933 III 1899-1975) Height : 36 cm

Basket 13
Basket 13

Bamboo basket with two handles Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Chikudo…sen Height : 38,5 cm

Basket 14
Basket 14

Bamboo basket with double handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height : 53 cm

Basket 15
Basket 15

Bamboo basket with handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Style of Chikuunsai Height : 50 cm Ø 36 cm

Basket 16
Basket 16

Bamboo basket with handle Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Signed Shokosai III Height : 37 cm

Basket 17
Basket 17

Bamboo basket with handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height : 46 cm Ø 39 cm

Basket 18
Basket 18

Ovoid bamboo basket with twisted handle and horizontal bands, twinings and looped bamboo Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Signed Roshunsai Height 41 cm

Basket 19
Basket 19

High-shouldered striated bamboo basket in irregular weave with bamboo stalk inserts, the stalk handle wrapped by bamboo strips and root Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Height 43 cm

Basket 20
Basket 20

Globular bamboo basket woven with zig-zag design over vertical bands with vine-entqined handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height 49 cm

Basket 21
Basket 21

Tall bamboo basket Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Height : 51 cm Ø 37 cm

Basket 22
Basket 22

Globular bamboo basket with sections of horizontal twining dividing sections woven in lozenge patterns, the handle of carved bamboo Meiji (1868-1912) - Showa (1926-1989) era Height 42,5 cm

Basket 23
Basket 23

Pear-shaped bamboobasket with twisted slat handle Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Signed Zenunsai Height 49,5 cm

Basket 24
Basket 24

Tall trumpet-form ikebana bamboo basket with handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Signed possibly Hounsai Height 89 cm

Basket 25
Basket 25

Tall cylindrical bamboo ikebana basket with strips of bleached bamboo in open weave with wrapped handle Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Signed Sho ( ?)Kosai Height : 61 cm

Basket 26
Basket 26

Tall cylindrical bamboo ikebana basket with strips of bleached bamboo in open weave with wrapped handle Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Signed Sho ( ?)Kosai Height : 61 cm

Basket 27
Basket 27

Baluster bamboo basket with lozenge weave and two rope handles, Karamono Chinese style Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Signed : Hayakawa Shokosai III or IV Height : 30,5 cm Ø : 17,80 cm

Basket 28
Basket 28

Rectangular bamboo basket in hexagonal weave with wrapped rim and bamboo root handle Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Signed Maeda Chikubosai I or II Height : 20 cm Lenght : 69 cm

Basket 29
Basket 29

Bamboo flower basket in the form of a tea pot Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Height 26 cm

Basket 30
Basket 30

Bowl-shaped bamboo basket with twisted handle Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Height 30 cm

Basket 31
Basket 31

Bamboo basket with handle Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Height : 41 cm

Basket 32
Basket 32

Bamboo basket with double handle Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Height : 28 cm Length : 24 cm

Basket 33
Basket 33

Rectangular bamboo basket with four supporting feet and double-wrapped handle, Karamono (Chinese style) Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Height : 44 cm

Basket 34
Basket 34

Bamboo basket Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Height : 17 cm

Basket 35
Basket 35

Six-sided bamboo flower basket with rounded base, diagonal plaiting, turtle-shell knots and bamboo stalk handle Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Signed  Shosai Height : 38,7 cm

Basket 36
Basket 36

Bamboo basket of bottle form with twisted handle with split slats of bamboo and interspersed vines Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height 42 cm

Basket 37
Basket 37

Bamboo basket of bottle form with twisted handle with split slats of bamboo and interspersed vines Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height 44 cm

Basket 38
Basket 38

Four-sided basket with circular base and loop handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height 45 cm

Basket 39
Basket 39

Cylinder-shaped bamboo basket with wide and narrow slats of bamboo, diagonal slats, rope feet and rope and reed handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height 46 cm

Basket 40
Basket 40

Conical-shaped bamboo basket with sooted bamboo rope and slats woven irregularly into the hexagonal base, twisted double-handle also formed from bamboo rope Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height 54 cm

Basket41
Basket41

Moon shape bamboo basket with irregular weaving and bamboo segments interspersed throughout the body and handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Length 32cm Height 14cm

Basket 42
Basket 42

Ovoid bamboo flower basket with handle, Wagumi style Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height 43 cm

Basket 43
Basket 43

Boat-shaped bamboo ikebana basket woven with rootwood sections interspersed among bamboo plaiting Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Length 56 cm

Basket 44
Basket 44

Double-gourd bamboo basket woven in irregular weaves with bamboo reed inserts and root handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height  51 cm

Basket 45
Basket 45

Conical-shaped bamboo flower basket with handle Wagumi style Meiji (1868-1912) - Showa (1926-1989) era Height 38 cm

Basket 46
Basket 46

Moon-shaped bamboo basket with wrapped handle and interwoven Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Height : 38 cm,Width : 38 cm

Basket 47
Basket 47

Rounded bamboo ikebana basket with dark bamboo ribbons and twisted double handle Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Signed Sho…sai Height: 39 cm Ø 35 cm

Basket 48
Basket 48

Comical-shaped bamboo basket Karamono (Chinese style) Meiji (1868-1912) - Taisho (1912-1926) era Height 44,5 cm

Basket 49
Basket 49

Moon-shaped bamboo basket with irregular weaveing and bamboo segments interspersed throughout the body and handle Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) era Height 37 cm

Basket 51
Basket 51

Narrow-waisted bamboo basket with flared lip, double handle and insect wrapping Taisho (1912-1926) - Showa (1926-1989) Height : 28 cm

Basket 52
Basket 52

Double-gourd form bamboo ikebana bastket of thin strips of lacquered bamboo in open weave, the rectangular handle with intricate knotting Circa 1920, Showa (1926-1989) era Signed Yamamoto Shoken Height : 54 cm

Basket 53
Basket 53

Bamboo tray with symmetrical handle Showa (1926-1989) era Length 69cm Width 51cm

Basket 54
Basket 54

Bamboo basket (possibly not Japanese) Heisei era (1989-) Height : 25 cm Ø 35 cm